coke


coke
coke
coke1 [kōk]
n.
[< ME colke, core, charcoal (the unconsumed “core” of burned wood) < IE * gel-ĝ-, rounded < base * gel-: see CLAW]
1. coal from which most of the gases have been removed by heating: it burns with intense heat and little smoke, and is used as an industrial fuel
2. a solid residue left after the distillation of petroleum or other liquid hydrocarbons
vt., vi.
coked, coking
to change into coke
☆ coke2 [kōk ]
n.
[short for COCAINE]
Slang cocaine
vi.
coked, coking
to use cocaine, often to excess: with out or up

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