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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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Keith Landy, president of the CJC, said another statement by Archbishop Peers, posted on April 5 on the Anglican church's website, (see page 5 in this issue of the Journal) was the last straw.
I guess that was the last straw for this burly mom, 'cause the next thing I remember seeing was a tornado of fists (something like the Tasmanian Devil) advancing towards Nick.
This dream was the last straw in a sense, because it took me a full year to execute all the artworks in it (while the dream itself probably lasted all of five seconds).
Galizzi, an alumnus of the Colon's professional school, follows Colombian-American artistic director Ricardo Bustamante, who resigned last October because of differences with the management over labor conflicts and what Bustamante viewed as the management's arbitrary interference with programming; the last straw was its abrupt cancellation of several performances of Le Corsaire (Dance Magazine, January 2000).
People here feel that this is the last straw," she says.
Though my personal networks aren't quite representative of typical Democratic voters, in the weeks after Clinton caved in on the welfare bill, I talked with at least two dozen formerly staunch Lesser Evil-ites who said that was the last straw and that they aren't going to vote for him.
This lack of control, combined with rising productivity demands, was consistently the last straw that triggered her temper outbursts.
Getting pregnant after trying for so long may have been a fabulous surprise for her, but for her husband it is the last straw.
What would be the last straw, the one that would finally break the camel's back?
Anthony Cork of Wilkins Kennedy warned that further tax hikes could be the last straw.