spliff

[ splif ]
/ splɪf /
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noun Slang.

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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British Dictionary definitions for spliff

spliff

/ (splɪf) /

noun slang

cannabis, used as a drug
a cannabis cigarette
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Word Origin and History for spliff

spliff


n.

conical cannabis cigarette, 1936, a West Indian word, of unknown origin.

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