- a marijuana cigarette, especially a large or very potent one.
Origin of spliff
1935–40; orig. Jamaican English; of uncertain origin
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After a round of victories at the ballot box, the spliff is trying its make case at the statehouse—and on the stump.The New Politics of Pot: The 2014 Candidates Who Want to Legalize It
December 14, 2013
- cannabis, used as a drug
- a cannabis cigarette
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Word Origin and History for spliff
conical cannabis cigarette, 1936, a West Indian word, of unknown origin.
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