(US drugs) $10 worth of phencyclidine, wrapped in tinfoil.
|(con. 1984) Monster (1994) 247: [His] mother was selling angel dust – PCP. Tookie got two seams (a seam was a ten-dollar package in tin foil).|
SE in slang uses
(US) a body louse.
|Hist. Fourth Illinois Volunteers 129: When it was first rumored that the old confederate seam squirrel had invaded our quarters, a small panic seized many.|
|Lingo of No Man’s Lnd 24: COOTE This is a species of lice with extraordinary biting ability [...] also called ‘seam squirrel,’ ‘trouser rabbit’ or ‘shiny lizard’.|
|National Geographic June 499: They call the things ‘pants rabbits’ and ‘seam squirrels’.|
|Man’s Grim Justice 17: Yer lousy [...] the seam squirrels are rambling up and down yer back.|
|Cop Remembers 58: Everybody was lousy too and I began almost immediately to suffer what the men called ‘seam squirrels’.|
|Indiana Gaz. (PA) 2 Nov. 35/2: Persons refer to the seam wolves as shirt-rabbits and lining squirrels.|
|Headless Lady (1987) 42: I just picked up a couple of dandies [...] seam-squirrels and circus-bees.|
|Dict. Service Sl. n.p.: cooties [...] seam squirrels.|
|DAUL 188/1: Seam-squirrel. (P) Any vermin that infests clothing or bedding.et al.|
|(con. 1945) Goodbye to Some (1963) 76: Toss a little zinc in there. The Seam-squirrel Miners Union will go out on strike.|
|Ninety-Nine Gnats, Nits, and Nibblers 232: Pediculus humanus, variously known as the head louse, body louse, grayback, cootie, seam squirrel, or motorized dandruff.|
see down on the knuckle under knuckle n.
(US) absolutely impoverished.
|Butte (MT) Miner 8 June 1/3: I was bound to make a scratch, being down to my seams, as it were, with the hashman and the landlady.|
(W.I.) a police officer.
|When Me Was A Boy 15: There was a red seam policemen that them used to call Mawga Lion.|