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noun Slang.
  1. a marijuana cigarette, especially a large or very potent one.
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Origin of spliff

1935–40; orig. Jamaican English; of uncertain origin
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noun slang
  1. cannabis, used as a drug
  2. 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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