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Mary Jane

noun
1.
a small, round sponge cake, usually with a circular indentation on top, for topping with fruit, whipped cream, etc., and served as an individual portion.
2.
Mary Janes, Trademark. small bits of chocolate, candy, sugar, or the like, for sprinkling on ice cream; sprinkles.
3.
Trademark. a brand of young girls' low-heeled shoe of patent leather having across the instep a single strap that fastens at the side.

Mary Jane

noun, Slang.
1.
Also, maryjane
[mair-ee-jeyn] /ˈmɛər iˌdʒeɪn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
translation of Mexican Spanish marijuana, by the popular assumption that it is a compound of Spanish María and Juana
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British Dictionary definitions for Mary Jane

mary jane

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a slang term for marijuana
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Slang definitions & phrases for Mary Jane

Mary Ann

noun phrase

Marijuana or a marijuana cigarette (1920s+ Narcotics)


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