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- ‘it's bad news mixing tranks and booze’informal term for tranquillizer
- ‘‘Oh, come on, like it's really any different from human tranks,’ Fisher comforted, reaching the first floor.’
- ‘I wasn't feeling the affects of anything, so I doubt it was a trank or a poison.’
- ‘Did you get drugged with tranks, or were you really a real person to your family?’
- ‘A shotgun would be ideal, but this only fired trank darts.’
- ‘Tammy dropped the clipboard and fired the trank gun she had hidden behind it, aiming for the neck, because a throat shot would take effect quicker.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.