187
 n.— «They use graffiti to mark territory but also to send messages. In some cases, threats are made as when the number “187,” a gang’s name and an individual’s name appear. “That is a call to kill the person,” McDaniel said.» —“Graffiti Identifies Gang Activity” by Kathy Steele Tampa Tribune (Florida) Jan. 6, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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