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dag·ga

 (dăg′ə)
n. South African
Indian hemp used as a narcotic; cannabis.

[Afrikaans, from Khoikhoi dachab.]

dagga

(ˈdaxə; ˈdɑːɡə)
n
(Recreational Drugs) informal South African a local name for marijuana
[C19: from Afrikaans, from Khoikhoi dagab]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dagga - relatively nontoxic South African herb smoked like tobacco
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Leonotis, Leonotis - small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of South Africa

dagga

noun (S. African) cannabis, marijuana, pot (slang), dope (slang), hash (slang), black (slang), blow (slang), smoke (informal), stuff (slang), leaf (slang), tea (U.S. slang), grass (slang), chronic (U.S. slang), weed (slang), hemp, gage (U.S. dated slang), hashish, mary jane (U.S. slang), ganja, bhang, kif, wacky baccy (slang), sinsemilla, charas people who drive while high on dagga and alcohol
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For seven days, Hoets and I stayed on track of herd bulls until two lone dagga boys and a cow unknowingly approached from the direction we were heading.
Meanwhile, four Batswana men aged between 20 and 32 years were arrested for possession of a green substance suspected to be dagga in two separate incidents and the suspects were arrested at Ledumadumane ward in Mogoditshane and Molepolole.
Out-Patient Programme: Sanca's Out-Patient Programme basically targets to spread awareness among the teenagers against the abuse-related alcohol, dagga, Methamphetamine(Tik) and Heroine.
Earlier, when deputy speaker NA and PML-N parliamentary leader in KP assembly Sardar Aurangzeb Nalotha was warmly welcomed by the PML-N workers and people of the Dagga Maira village.
During the operation, three arrests were made for murder, possession of dagga and for illegal connection of electricity.
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The money was facilitated by Farooq Dagga, a man with terror links to Hizbul.
The removals also led to social dislocation and conflict: 'a time of great thieving', as 'poverty and the rising cost of food forced many people who cannot get jobs to find that stock-theft and dagga [cannabis] growing are a secure way of making a living'.
The 'son' was observed as he was engaged in the process of building a round pole and dagga hut at the compound.
Van Zyl said there was a glaring absence of COPD data on dagga, biomass fuel indoor pollution, post-TB obstructive lung disease, HIV and early childhood and intrauterine issues that impaired lung development.
As was proven on this hunt, the load easily stands up out to and past 100 yards, so when I next hunt buffalo, though I prefer to be at 30 yards, I would not hesitate to shoot a dagga boy at 70 paces.
These include nyaope, (16) and whoonga, (17,18,19,20) two terms that have sometimes been used interchangeably to describe a mixture of substances including cannabis, low-grade heroin and crushed anti-retroviral (ARV) medications; (21) sugars, a term used to describe heroin mixed with cocaine; (22) Mandrax (also known as methaqualone) and dagga combined with Mandrax, colloquially known as 'white pipe'.