1838J.E. AlexanderExped. into Int.II. 237In the garden at Bethany the ‘Dakka rookers,’ or smokers of the intoxicating and deleterious leaves of hemp, had an opportunity of filling their pouches with what they preferred far above tobacco even, from the pleasant visions which dakka (like opium) inspires.
1949H.C. BosmanCold Stone Jug (1969) 53Gradually, because so many of the people who committed crimes turned out to be dagga-rookers, dagga got into disrepute with the authorities and somebody brought in a law about it.
1971E. HigginsInformant, GrahamstownSocial mechanisms that draw people together are the same among Boy Scouts as they are among daggarokers.
1987S.A. Botha inFrontline Oct.–Nov. 14Tattoed [sic] around his neck will be a bowtie, around his ankles chains, and in the outer edges of his eyes Cleopatra-like lines, or flies on his neck, and saints and dots on his hands to identify him as a dagga-roker.
1990J. NaidooCoolie Location 106Sometimes I wondered if Sam wasn’t a dagga-rooker, for his temerity was second to none.
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