kick the gong around

kick the gong around

old-fashioned slang To smoke opium or inject heroin. With how glassy her eyes were, I wondered whether she'd been kicking the gong around before she came over to meet me. I think I'll stay home. I hear they're planning to kick the gong around, and I'd rather not be there for that.
See also: around, gong, kick

kick the gong around

smoke opium. informal
Gong is early 20th-century US slang for a narcotic drug, especially opium.
See also: around, gong, kick