head shop

head shop
noun Date: 1968 a shop specializing in articles (as hashish pipes and roach clips) of interest to drug users

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  • head shop — emporium for stoner gear, by 1969 (noted in 1966 as the name of a specific shop in New York City selling psychedelic stuff), from HEAD (Cf. head) (n.) in the drug sense …   Etymology dictionary

  • head shop — ☆ head shop n. [see HEAD, n. 22] Informal a shop selling drug paraphernalia …   English World dictionary

  • head shop — head′ shop n. Slang. cvb sts a shop selling paraphernalia associated with the use of drugs • Etymology: 1965–70, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • head shop — head ,shop noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL a small store that sells equipment used for taking illegal drugs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Head shop — tests. HistoryHead shops originated in the 1960s in cities with a high concentration of college age youth, often growing out of independently owned poster or candle stores. Sources cite the Psychedelic Shop on Haight Street in San Francisco,… …   Wikipedia

  • head shop — noun a shop specializing in articles of interest to drug users he bought some roach clips and hashish pipes at the head shop • Hypernyms: ↑shop, ↑store * * * noun Etymology: head (herein) : a shop that specializes in articles of interest to drug… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Head Shop — Als Headshop (oder Head Shop) bezeichnet man meist kleine Läden und Geschäfte, die oft Zubehör für die Cannabis Szene und szenetypische Produkte verkaufen. Headshops entstanden in den 60er Jahren aus der Hippie Kultur in San Francisco. Zunächst… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • head shop — shop that sells smoking paraphernalia (esp. for marijuana smoking) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • head shop — Slang. a shop selling paraphernalia of interest to drug users or associated with the use of drugs. [1965 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • head shop — noun A retail outlet specializing in sale of paraphernalia related to consumption of cannabis, other recreational drugs, and New Age herbs, as well as generally selling counterculture art, magazines, music, clothing, and home decor …   Wiktionary

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