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Methedrine (n.)

1939, proprietary name of a brand of methamphetamine (by Wellcome Ltd.); the name is compounded from elements of methyl + benzedrine. Slang abbreviation meth is attested from 1967.

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Definitions of Methedrine from WordNet

Methedrine (n.)
an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant;
Synonyms: methamphetamine / methamphetamine hydrochloride / meth / deoxyephedrine / chalk / chicken feed / crank / glass / ice / shabu / trash
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