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vals

slang A shortening of "Valium," a former trade name of the tranquilizer benzodiazepine (now marketed as "Diazepam"). The doctor wants me to take vals to deal with my anxiety. A bunch of people at the party were whacked out of their minds on vals.
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vals

(vælz)
n. Valium tranquilizers. I’m taking vals for this, but the doctor says to get off of them as soon as possible.
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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However, I shall ask my friend, who is in business here, about this Val Jacinto, and if I find him all right we may engage him "
"So we have decided to engage you," Professor Bumper informed Val Jacinto the afternoon following the meeting.
I don't just like the way our friend Val says that," observed Tom to Ned a little later.
Vals lies an hour away from Chur by car, deep in a valley dotted with shepherd huts and enlivened by the sound of cowbells.
Then, when the Hoult family sold the removals business in 1983, Val became the first and only employee of Hoults Estates when their Walker Road site had only five tenants.
Val (as its thousands of Irish and British fans call it) is an old farming village that has grown bigger and bigger over the years that have seen its reputation soar.