toot1 «toot», noun, verb.
the sound of a horn, whistle, or wind instrument; short blast: »

The factory gives three toots of the whistle at noon.

1. to give forth a short blast of sound: »

He heard the train whistle toot three times.

2. to sound or blow a whistle, horn, or wind instrument.
3. (of a grse) to utter its call.
to sound (a horn, whistle, or wind instrument) in short blasts.
[probably ultimately imitative]
toot´er, noun.
toot2 «toot», noun.
U.S. Slang. a spree, especially a drinking spree: »

to go on a toot.

[earlier, a large drink < obsolete toot, verb, to drink copiously; origin unknown]
toot3 «toot», noun, verb. U.S. and Canadian Slang.
1. cocaine: »

A couple…was busted on a Miami street corner in possession of nine pounds of toot (High Times).

2. act or practice of inhaling cocaine: »

The possibility of a jail sentence is enough to make most…professional people…slink into some of the finer furnished bathrooms of the city for a quick toot (Maclean's).

to inhale (cocaine).
[origin unknown; probably related to toot2 (Cf.toot)]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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