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Reefer   Listen
Reefer  n.  
(Naut.) One who reefs; a name often given to midshipmen.
A close-fitting jacket or short coat of thick cloth.
A marijuana cigarette. (Slang)

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"Reefer" Quotes from Famous Books

... said he; "he must have got a reefer's warrant since I left home. Now, White-Jacket, what's to be done? I have calculated that the store ship may be expected here every day; my brother will then see me—he an officer and I a miserable sailor that any moment may be flogged at the gangway, before ...
— White Jacket - or, the World on a Man-of-War • Herman Melville

... in his thickest winter clothes, which he had brought for the occasion. When, after breakfast, he put on his reefer and over that the canvas coat, he looked ...
— The Adventures of Bobby Orde • Stewart Edward White

... sails, one of you's got to come with me to the parson this night an' be spliced. Take it or leave it; them's my terms. For the good o' my business I must 'ave a 'usband, now my old dad's gone aloft. Whether he's on the spot or not I don't care not the value of a reefer's button, so long as I can show my 'lines.' I'll give you 'alf an hour to make up your minds an' settle atween you who's goin' to ...
— Stories of the Border Marches • John Lang and Jean Lang

... it was late, and, in the last hurry, he kept his mother's caution in mind, but did not carry out her command. Then Sandy, when they were about to start, did a bold thing. Stealing into the bar, he took a bottle of whisky and a bottle of brandy; these he hid under his reefer, and, with a laugh at his own cunning, put into the empty places on the shelves two partly filled bottles, ...
— The Place Beyond the Winds • Harriet T. Comstock

... came in, and anchored just ahead of us. She lowered a boat, and sent a reefer alongside to inform us that she was His Majesty's ship——; that she had lost all her anchors but the stream, and she might strike adrift, and he advised us to get out of her way. The captain held on that day, however, but next morning she came ...
— Ned Myers • James Fenimore Cooper

Words linked to "Reefer" :   cigaret, marihuana, marijuana cigarette, cigarette, fag, joint, marijuana, coffin nail, butt, stick

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