phrasal noun (often used with "the"):
Equipment necessary to inject drugs, especially heroin. This includes hypos, needles, cotton batting, surgical spirit, and (especially in the UK, where heroin pills for injection are furnished to junkies) a glass bottle.
To be distinguished from equipment necessary to chase the dragon, which includes gold foil (available from a bar of chocolate), lighter, and a straw.
Harry, go to the chemist's and get me the works.
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