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cocaine bug
 n.pl.— «There are many strange things connected with the drug habit and the “cocaine bug” is one of the most singular. The victim imagines there is a bug crawling about just under his skin.» —“Opium, Cocaine and Whiskey Habits and Their Baleful Effects” Atlanta Constitution (Ga.) Nov. 29, 1902. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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