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  1. A marijuana cigarette; joint
  2. A person who smokes marijuana; pothead

[1920s+ Narcotics; origin unknown; perhaps originally rifa fr Mexican Spanish grifa, ''marijuana,'' the g lost because it is not aspirated or exploded in Spanish pronunciation and hence not readily heard by English speakers]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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