white stuff


Definition of white stuff

1 : a composition of whiting and glue used by gilders to cover frames before gilding
2 slang : any of several addictive drugs usually taken by injection

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First Known Use of white stuff

1874, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“White stuff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20stuff. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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