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roach clip

noun, Slang.
a small tweezerlike clip for holding the butt of a marijuana cigarette.
Origin of roach clip
First recorded in 1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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roach clip

(slang) a small clip resembling tweezers, used to hold the butt of a cannabis cigarette, in order to prevent burning one's fingers
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roach clip

noun phrase

Any tweezerlike device for holding a marijuana cigarette stub too short to be held in the fingers; crutch: necessitating the invention of the ''roach clip,'' which holds roaches (1960s+ Narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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