Mary Jane

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Mary Jane 1

n. Slang

[Alteration of marijuana.]

Mary Jane 2

A shoe having a broad, rounded toe and a strap that crosses the top of the foot and fastens at the side, traditionally worn by women and girls.

[Originally a trademark, after Mary Jane, a character in the comic strip Buster Brown by Richard Felton Outcault (1863-1928), American cartoonist.]
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or ma•ri•hua•na

(ˌmær əˈwɑ nə)

1. the dried leaves and female flowers of the hemp plant used esp. in cigarette form as an intoxicant.
[1890–95, Amer.; < Mexican Spanish marihuana, mariguana, of uncertain orig.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mary Jane - street names for marijuanaMary Jane - street names for marijuana    
cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
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