majat, noun

MalayShow more Unknown, perhaps adaptation of Malay madat opium.
Marijuana (see dagga noun2 sense 1), especially that of an inferior grade.
1956 A. La Guma in New Age 4 Oct. 6Ingenious methods have been discovered to secrete tiny things which make life a little more tolerable. Even dagga, known as ‘majat’ in prison slang, finds its way into the cells.
1990 South 27 Feb. 6Brands and quality vary from the despised ‘majat’ to the internationally valued Swazi Gold and Durban Poison.
Marijuana (see dagganoun1), especially that of an inferior grade.

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