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[keyf, kef] /keɪf, kɛf/
noun, (in the Middle East)
1.
a state of drowsy contentment, especially from the use of a narcotic.
2.
Also, keef. a substance, especially a smoking preparation of hemp leaves, used to produce this state.
Also, kief, kif.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Arabic kaif well-being, pleasure
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British Dictionary definitions for kef

kef

/kɛf/
noun
1.
a variant of kif

kif

/kɪf; kiːf/
noun
1.
another name for marijuana
2.
any drug or agent that when smoked is capable of producing a euphoric condition
3.
the euphoric condition produced by smoking marijuana
Word Origin
C20: from Arabic kayf pleasure
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Contemporary definitions for kef
noun

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Word Origin and History for kef
n.

1808, from Arabic kaif "well-being, good-humor." Specifically, state of dreaming intoxication produced by smoking cannabis; dolce far niente. In Morocco and Algeria, it was the name for Indian hemp.

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Slang definitions & phrases for kef

kef

noun

(also keef or kief or kif) Marijuana, hashish, or opium

[1878+ Narcotics; fr Arabic, ''pleasure'']


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