kef

[ keyf, kef ]
/ keɪf, kɛf /

noun (in the Middle East)

a state of drowsy contentment, especially from the use of a narcotic.
Also keef. a substance, especially a smoking preparation of hemp leaves, used to produce this state.

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Also kief, kif.

Origin of kef

First recorded in 1800–10, kef is from the Arabic word kaif well-being, pleasure
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British Dictionary definitions for kef

kef
/ (kɛf) /

noun

a variant of kif
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