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spliff

[splif] /splɪf/
noun, Slang.
1.
a marijuana cigarette, especially a large or very potent one.
Origin
Jamaican English
1935-1940
1935-40; orig. Jamaican English; of uncertain origin
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  • He sucked meditatively on his spliff and calculated his moves.
British Dictionary definitions for spliff

spliff

/splɪf/
noun (slang)
1.
cannabis, used as a drug
2.
a cannabis cigarette
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Word Origin and History for spliff
n.

conical cannabis cigarette, 1936, a West Indian word, of unknown origin.

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Slang definitions & phrases for spliff

spliff

noun

A marijuana cigarette: Smoking a spliff of high-octane chronic

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english spliff

[1936+ Narcotics; a West Indian term]


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