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take a drag (on something)

To inhale smoke from something, especially a cigarette. The detective took a drag on his last cigarette and then crushed the butt beneath his heel. I'm trying to quit smoking, but do you mind if I just take a drag?
See also: drag, take

kick the (something)

slang To overcome an addiction to something. It took gum, patches, and even hypnosis, but I've finally kicked the habit. Unfortunately, the physical nature of heroin addiction means that kicking the habit isn't as simple as just wanting to stop. After saying such horrible things to my parents, I decided it was finally time to kick the booze for good.
See also: kick

a cigarette with no name

A marijuana cigarette; a joint. I think those kids out in the park are passing a cigarette with no name back and forth.
See also: cigarette, name, no

no-name cigarette

slang A hand-rolled cigarette filled with marijuana; a joint. My brother and I sat out on the back porch, passing a no-name cigarette back and forth while discussing the mysteries of the universe.
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no-brand cigarette

slang A hand-rolled cigarette filled with marijuana; a joint. My brother and I sat out on the back porch, passing a no-brand cigarette back and forth while discussing the mysteries of the universe.
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off-brand cigarette

Machine-rolled cigarettes not produced by companies with well-known or reputable brands. He was sentenced to six months in jail for selling cheap, off-brand cigarettes outside a strip mall in north Denver. Studies have shown that off-brand cigarettes can contain nearly twice as many cancer-causing chemicals as those produced by established brands such as Marlboro or Camel.
See also: cigarette

cigarette with no name

and no brand cigarette and no name cigarette
n. a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) You got one of them cigarettes with no name? Bud’s been smoking no name cigarettes again.
See also: cigarette, name, no

no brand cigarette

verb
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no name cigarette

verb
See also: cigarette, name, no

off-brand cigarette

n. a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) Shorty smokes nothing but those off-brand cigarettes.
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References in classic literature ?
To calm himself he sat down in the sledge and got out his cigarettes and matches.
He again got out his cigarettes and matches, but only three matches were left and they were bad ones.
Holmes seemed struck by the theory thus put forward, and he continued to walk up and down for some time, lost in thought and consuming cigarette after cigarette.
The old man reached out a trembling hand and helped himself to a cigarette. "I am in your hands, Anna," said he.
"You were always a noble woman, Anna," said the old man, puffing at his cigarette.
It was evident that he shared our host's liking for the fresh Alexandrian cigarettes.
"It depends upon those cigarettes that I smoked," said he.
"I'll wager he took no breakfast this morning, and won't face his lunch after all the cigarettes I saw him consume."
He shoved the large tin of cigarettes which stood on a table beside him towards my companion.
"William," said I gaily, "coffee, cigarette, and cherry brandy."
I have smoked more poisonous cigarettes. But even these are not Sullivans!"
"No, I'm half-poisoned by Theobald's prescriptions and putrid cigarettes, and as weak as a cat from lying in bed."
He was smoking cigarettes out of a twenty-five box; the tradesman and I had cigars.
He turned the cigarettes out of the tin box, while the jeweller and I joined wondering eyes.
We were all silent for a while, and Tiare fished out of her capacious pocket a handful of cigarettes. She handed one to each of us, and we all three smoked.