The Alternative English Dictionary: 8 ball

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8 ball Alternative forms: eight-ball, eight ball
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  1. (literally, billiards) The eighth numbered ball. The 8 ball was buried behind the 10 and the 15.
  2. A cocktail made with vodka and .
  3. (slang, African American Vernacular English) An eighth of an ounce, especially as a drug quantity.
  4. (slang, African American Vernacular English) 3.5 grams of cocaine.
  5. (slang, African American Vernacular English) A 40 ounce bottle of malt liquor
  6. (slang, African American Vernacular English) The alliance of the Folks and Crips (two gangs).

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