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grass

1. slang Marijuana. You need to do something more productive with your life than sitting around smoking grass all day.
2. slang Lettuce and similar greens. Typically used derogatorily. I'm too hungry to just eat grass. Can't we get steak or something to go with our salads?
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grass

1. n. marijuana. (Drugs and now widely known.) These kids manage to find this grass somewhere.
2. n. lettuce; salad greens. (see also rabbit food.) I could use a little more grass in my diet.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The trapper, by exercising that species of influence, over his companions, which experience and decision usually assert, in cases of emergency, had effectually succeeded in concealing them in the grass, and by the aid of the feeble rays of the luminary, he was enabled to scan the disorderly party which was riding, like so many madmen, directly upon them.
At intervals, the clattering of hoofs was borne along by the night wind, quite audibly in their front, and then, again, their progress through the fog of the autumnal grass, was swift and silent; adding to the unearthly appearance of the spectacle.
The old man sunk into the grass while he was speaking, as if the final separation to which he alluded, had, in his own case, actually occurred, and, at the next instant, a band of wild horsemen whirled by them, with the noiseless rapidity in which it might be imagined a troop of spectres would pass.
Happily, for the hidden party, the grass in which they were concealed, not only served to skreen them from the eyes of the savages, but opposed an obstacle to prevent their horses, which were no less rude and untrained than their riders, from trampling on them, in their irregular and wild paces.
The female, at his side, buried her face in the grass, by a feeling that was, possibly, quite as natural to her sex and habits, leaving him to follow the impulses of his hot blood; but his aged and more prudent adviser, whispered, sternly, in his ear--
'He was speaking to you just now,' said Bradley, kneeling on one knee on the grass beside the Lock-keeper.
Bradley turned away his haggard face for a few moments, and then said, tearing up a tuft of grass:
So, when the words were all spoken, he too kneeled on one knee on the grass, and the two men looked at one another.
'Oh!' said Riderhood, very deliberately spitting out the grass he had been chewing.
So Tarzan came to his cabin unattended, and a few moments later was curled up in the mildewed remnants of what had once been a bed of grasses. Thus easily did Monsieur Jean C.
As the warrior emerged from the forest, Tarzan caught a fleeting glimpse of a tawny hide worming its way through the matted jungle grasses in his wake--it was Numa, the lion.
Over and over upon the grass rolled Sheeta, growling and screaming, clawing and biting, in a mad effort to dislodge his antagonist or get some portion of his body within range of teeth or talons.
She had even placed her precious balu upon the soft grasses and come a little nearer that she might better witness all that was passing in the branches above her.
And Sheeta, the panther, saw that the she-ape had left her cub alone among the grasses. He moved his tail again, as though this closest approximation of lashing in which he dared indulge might stimulate his momentarily waned courage.
There in full sight now was Sheeta, the panther, stalking slowly toward the tiny, wriggling balu which lay among the grasses many yards away.