pill, noun

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Also pil.
Origin:
EnglishShow more Transferred use of general English slang pill cigarette.
slang
Especially in the Western Cape: zol noun sense 1 a.
1946 Cape Times 22 MayA shot of dagga is ‘a pill’ and dagga itself is sometimes known as ‘boom’.
1971 Cape Times 3 July (Mag. Sect.) 4The dagga pill is a three-out pill. I draw in quick and long into my body.
1974 Het Suid-Western 17 Oct. 1He and the constable each then rolled a ‘pill’. Orban started to smoke his.
1979 [see skyf noun].
Especially in the Western Cape: zolnoun1 a.
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