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Recent Examples on the Web But the stuff about cops at the stadium rounding up every hippie with a spliff? oregonlive, "‘Disaster’ Portland rock festival 50 years ago -- no, not Vortex I -- offered big stars, but drug-bust rumors scared off crowds," 11 June 2020 In a section about smoking a spliff on the balcony, a friend’s pointed question about Pico’s ex turns into a far-out conversation about extraterrestrials, as though the poem were getting stoned as well. Dan Chiasson, The New Yorker, "Tommy Pico Filibusters Mortality with Poetry," 6 Jan. 2020 Thirty grams of marijuana is about an ounce, which is essentially enough pot for 60 joints, or spliffs, and about half as many blunts, depending on how much is rolled into the tobacco paper. Gregory Pratt, chicagotribune.com, "Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Chicago residents can smoke legal weed in their backyards or balconies without being ticketed," 5 Dec. 2019 Also known as doobie, fatty, J, bone, cone or a spliff, and mixed with tobacco Kief: The leftover residue when the flower is separated from the cannabis plant. Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press, "29 words to know if you're interested in buying legal pot," 3 Dec. 2019 Finicky treatments make psychedelics trickier to scale than cannabis, which can be self-administered in spliffs, cakes and other forms. The Economist, "Investors hope psychedelics are the new cannabis. Are they high?," 17 Oct. 2019 Nevermind that Musk was careful to note, post-spliff, that marijuana is lousy for productivity, and that nothing, nothing, nothing matters more to Elon Musk than productivity. Devin Gordon, The Atlantic, "I Tried to Live Like Joe Rogan," 19 Aug. 2019 Coffee house menus in Amsterdam are dominated by what Americans call spliffs, or joints rolled with marijuana and tobacco. Dan Adams, BostonGlobe.com, "Lessons from Amsterdam: Dutch-style coffeeshops in Massachusetts? No thanks," 10 June 2019 Later, a spliff-smoking Rasta bicyclist rides by, hears calls for help, and blows a huge hit of smoke into the air holes. Ed Symkus, BostonGlobe.com, "Pot’s legal in Massachusetts, so celebrate with some stoner flicks.," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of spliff

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spliff

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“Spliff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spliff. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of spliff

British slang : a marijuana cigarette

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