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A regional term for marijuana cigarette

straw

1. mature, dry foliage of a cereal crop after the grain has been harvested by a header or by threshing. Has very low digestibility, energy and protein content. Used principally as bedding but in some economies is used as feed. Causes impaction of the rumen in cattle and ileocecal valve in horses. Is more digestible if chopped and fed with a protein supplement or urea. If left standing in the field is referred to as stubble. When fed in this way there is a variable amount of spilt grain available also.
2. a hollow, plastic tube used for the storage of frozen semen. See also french straws.

straw eating
a vice in stabled horses which may require muzzling to avoid the occurrence of impaction colic.
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They were clutching at straws," Crosby says, recalling that day in 1982 when officers handed him samples of pot from a 188-kilogram marijuana bust -- then the largest in New Zealand's history.
His dad David said: "The prosecution are clutching at straws.
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No more clutching at straws If you've ever tried to drink fizzy juice from a can using a straw, you'll have chased the straw around with your mouth - looking like an idiot in the process.
FIND it strange that J Watts thinks voicing an opinion on Prince William is whinging, clutching at straws, showing themselves up.
Chris West (Mailbag, March 27) refers to the highways issue as clutching at straws.
At no point in the published pre-budget discussions is there any suggestion that Mrs Thatcher was promoting any specific location and it was down to the local authorities and agencies of the North East to convince Nissan to choose Washington Martin Callanan seems to be clutching at straws as there is no indication in the published correspondence to show Mrs Thatcher favoured the North East over any other site.
While Coun Bally Singh has to be applauded for his idea (to reward shoppers with free parking) he is clutching at straws.
I would also like to point out to those advocating a reduction in the field size that they are clutching at straws.
But he doesn't expect Declan to call his bluff, leaving him clutching at straws for what to do next.
Jenson Button found himself clutching at straws following a Korean Grand Prix that has virtually ruined his hopes of becoming Britain's first back-to-back Formula One world champion.
Close to a nervous breakdown and clutching at straws, I eventually penned a ludicrous 300 word piece on the lame fact a trailer laden with potatoes had been stuck behind the Popemobile for over two hours, as it wound its way around the Midlands.