Reefer
Reefer Reef"er (-?r), n. 1. (Naut.) One who reefs; -- a name often given to midshipmen. --Marryat. [1913 Webster]

2. A close-fitting lacket or short coat of thick cloth. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • Reefer — may refer to: Transportation *Reefer (ship), a refrigerated ship *Refrigerator car, a refrigerated railroad wagon *Reefer (container), a refrigerated container used for intermodal cargo *A Refrigerator truck Other *Reefer, a slang term for… …   Wikipedia

  • reefer — (n.) marijuana cigarette, 1920s, perhaps an alteration of Mex.Sp. grifo marijuana, drug addict; or perhaps from REEF (Cf. reef) (2), on resemblance to a rolled sail …   Etymology dictionary

  • reefer — ► NOUN informal ▪ a cannabis cigarette. ORIGIN perhaps related to Mexican Spanish grifo smoker of cannabis …   English terms dictionary

  • reefer — [rē′fər] n. 1. a person who reefs 2. a short, thick, double breasted coat in the style of a seaman s jacket ☆ 3. [from the rolled appearance of a reef (of a sail)] Slang a marijuana cigarette ☆ 4. [altered contr. of REFRIGERATOR] Slang a… …   English World dictionary

  • reefer — 1. (reefer) (1454↑, 183↓) slang for marijuana; refers to a joint, bowl, plant, or sac of marijuana Those young punks smoke the reefer Coach J Author: PLAYBOY http://reefer.urbanup.com/343242 2. (Reefer) (782↑, 198↓) God s most glorious gift to… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Reefer — Le trafic reefer est un transport maritime sous des conditions de fraîcheur ou de froid positif contrôlées, en compartiment vrac ou en empilement de pallettes ou de cartons, par exemple de bananes, d oranges ou d autres agrumes, de poissons ou d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • reefer — 1. n. a refrigerator. □ Please put the milk in the reefer. □ A new reefer costs nearly $1000! 2. AND reef n. can nabis; a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) □ He had a reefer in his hand when he was busted …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Reefer — 40 Fuß Container Im Mannheimer Containerhafen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • reefer — [[t]ri͟ːfə(r)[/t]] reefers 1) N COUNT A reefer or reefer coat is a short thick coat which is often worn by sailors. [BRIT] 2) N COUNT A reefer is a cigarette containing cannabis or marijuana. [INFORMAL, OLD FASHIONED] Syn: joint …   English dictionary

  • reefer — UK [ˈriːfə(r)] / US [ˈrɪfər] noun [countable] Word forms reefer : singular reefer plural reefers 1) informal a cigarette containing the drug cannabis 2) American a reefer jacket …   English dictionary

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