street name

a) The slang term.

Police quickly determined that the street name for holy sand was “cocaine” and said that the man’s arrest has made them think twice about the holy tic tacs and holy parsley they’ve seen lately.

b) A person’s nickname, such as a gangster or mafia name.

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