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barb

A shortening of "barbiturate," a drug class that consists of sedatives and hypnotics. Barbs are dangerous, man—I'd stay away from them.
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barb

n. a barbiturate; a barbiturate capsule. (Drugs.) Joey is so hooked on barbs!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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But Mr Jones said: "I'm not criticising Barb for their overall professionalism, but believe there may be a problem in Wales relating to the number of viewers claiming to be fluent in Welsh.
You can take the girl out of Rochdale but you can't take Rochdale out of the girl!" Barb worked with comedians and performers on the alternative cabaret circuit, including Julian Clary, Alexei Sayle and Arnold Brown.
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But Barb has also recorded alternative versions of compositions by artists as diverse as Nina Simone, Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Webb, Leonard Cohen and Jacques Brel.
Barb was predeceased by her parents, brother, Walter Ryea; husband, Robert; son, Steven and grandson, Todd Miller.
With her trusty litter picker in her hand Barb, as she is known by her friends, can always be seen doing her bit for her community.
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