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toke

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noun \ˈtōk\

Definition of toke

slang

  1. :  a puff on a marijuana cigarette or pipe

toke

intransitive verb slang


Origin and Etymology of toke

American Spanish toque, from Spanish, touch, test, from tocar to touch, from Vulgar Latin *toccare — more at touch


First Known Use: 1968

Other Drug/Tobacco Terms

Rhymes with toke

bloke, broke, choke, cloak, coke, croak, folk, hoke, joke, moke, oak, poke, Polk, roque, smoke, soak, soke, spoke, stoke, stroke, toque, yogh, yoke, yolk


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