[1940s+] (S.Afr. drugs) intoxicated by a drug, ‘high’.
Standard Afk., meaning blue, in slang uses
1. a habitual criminal serving an indeterminate sentence; thus the blue jacket he wears; the sentence itself.
2. a provincial traffic officer.
[1960s] (S.Afr.) a term of abuse.
[1960s+] (S.Afr.) a national serviceman or woman who has completed half their training; thus, a novice in general.
[1980s+] (S.Afr.) an auxiliary police officer (used in those areas where the police wear blue uniforms).
see under die blou n.
[1960s] (S.Afr. Und.) a prison.
[1980s+] (S.Afr.) methylated spirits; thus bloutreinryer, a drinker of methylated spirits.