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e.g.This toy is girlish


Where did Middle English get the word from? Surely it wasn't coined based on the Proto-Germanic form. Mglovesfun (talk) 09:04, 19 May 2013 (UTC)

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Rfv-sense (US, slang) cocaine. No quotes provided and I have my doubts. Might just be lingo used among a small group of people. JamesjiaoTC 22:15, 14 May 2013 (UTC)

I have heard this before, but it is in reference to powder as opposed to hard cocaine which is referred to as "boy" Leasnam (talk) 22:58, 17 May 2013 (UTC)
Cited. This seems to be African American Vernacular slang, based on the fact that the majority of cites I was able to find were from African-American literature. -Cloudcuckoolander (formerly Astral) (talk) 01:06, 19 May 2013 (UTC)
That may be, but I wouldn't associate it strictly with African-American slang: it's just drug lingo. Leasnam (talk) 06:26, 19 May 2013 (UTC)
Also doubles as a slang term for heroin according to Cassell's Dictionary of Slang.[1] -Cloudcuckoolander (formerly Astral) (talk) 07:27, 19 May 2013 (UTC)

Can be used for non-humans too[edit]

e.g. "we're getting a boy cat and a girl cat" (but not "woman cat"). Equinox 00:44, 16 November 2015 (UTC)