A room where marijuana is smoked; Beat Pad
[1960s+ narcotics; probably because one gets high in such a place]
I arrived in good time and was told (I fancied rather contemptuously) that the contest was to come off in “the balloon room.”
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 93, November 19, 1887 Various
- Balloon sail
any light, loose sail, as a jib or spinnaker, used by a yacht in light wind. Historical Examples Baby jib top-sails had been sent down before the rounding, and spinnaker poles were now ready for the balloon sail. The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview Ralph Bonehill noun (nautical) a large light bellying sail used in light […]
- Balloon seat
bell seat. (on some 18th-century chairs) a seat having an outline resembling that of a bell.
- Balloon shade
a window shade that when raised is gathered into a series of puffy festoons created by inverted pleats in the fabric.
- Balloon sleeve
noun a sleeve fitting tightly from wrist to elbow and becoming fully rounded from elbow to shoulder