I. noun Date: 1905 1. slang a dose of cocaine mixed with heroin or morphine or an amphetamine and usually taken by injection 2. a game which resembles soccer but in which a ball caught in the air may be passed with the hands and in which a score is made by kicking or heading the ball between the goalposts or by a successful forward pass over the goal line 3. one that is outstandingly fast II. intransitive verb Date: 1970 slang to take a speedball especially by injection

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