angel dust

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angel dust (plural angel dusts)

  1. Phencyclidine, a type of dissociative anesthetic.
    Another trial witness, Janet Johnson, described having been with defendant during the afternoon of the same day, and observed him ingest "angel dust" (phencyclidine or PCP) from 2 o'clock to 6 o'clock, and act "Spaced out. Just not normal." Supreme Court of California, People v. Frierson (1979) 25 C3d 142, 154
  2. (Ireland, slang) clenbuterol, a banned growth hormone formerly used in animal feedlots.

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