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reefer

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noun reef·er \ˈrē-fər\

Definition of reefer

  1. 1 :  one that reefs

  2. 2 :  a close-fitting usually double-breasted jacket or coat of thick cloth



1818

First Known Use of reefer

1818


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reefer

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noun ree·fer \ˈrē-fər\

Definition of reefer

  1. 1 :  refrigerator

  2. 2 :  a refrigerator car, truck, trailer, or ship



Origin of reefer

by shortening & alteration


First Known Use: 1914


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reefer

noun ree·fer

Definition of reefer

  1. :  marijuana 2; also :  a marijuana cigarette



Origin of reefer

probably modification of Mexican Spanish grifa


First Known Use: 1927


Medical Dictionary

reefer

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noun reef·er \ˈrē-fər\

Medical Definition of reefer

  1. :  a marijuana cigarette; also :  marijuana 2




Learn More about reefer

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "reefer" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "reefer"


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