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Mary Jane

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[ mair-ee jeyn ]
/ ˈmɛər i ˈdʒeɪn /
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noun
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.
Trademark.
Mary Janes, small bits of chocolate, candy, sugar, or the like, for sprinkling on ice cream; sprinkles.
a brand of young girls' low-heeled shoe of patent leather having across the instep a single strap that fastens at the side.
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Mary Jane2

or mar·y·jane

[ mair-ee jeyn ]
/ ˈmɛər i ˌdʒeɪn /

noun Slang.
marijuana. Abbreviation: MJ

Origin of Mary Jane

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First recorded in 1925–30; translation of Mexican Spanish marijuana, by the popular assumption—probably incorrect—that it is a compound of Spanish María and Juana
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British Dictionary definitions for Mary Jane

mary jane

noun
US and Canadian a slang term for marijuana
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