freebase

freebaser, n.
/free"bays'/, v., freebased, freebasing, n. Slang.
v.t.
1. to purify (cocaine) by dissolving in ether, sodium hydroxide, etc., and filtering off the precipitate.
2. to ingest (freebased cocaine).
v.i.
3. to freebase cocaine.
n.
4. freebased cocaine.
Also, free-base.
[1975-80; FREE + BASE1]

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