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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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IT was Prince Charles and Camilla who drew the short straw this year and were forced to sit through hours of The Royal Variety Performance (BBC1, Tuesday).
He said: 'Ceri did Shirley Bassey and we had to represent Wales - I drew the short straw.
A MAN drew the short straw to cycle along the M1 to a service station when a van he was in ran out of fuel.
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LIMERICK drew the short straw as the pairings for the first round of the All-Ireland football qualifiers were made yesterday.
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You could say we drew the short straw in getting them at the first hurdle, but we have players back after holidays and injuries, and we'll go there to give a good account of ourselves.
There are no easy games in the last four of any major competition, but I'm sure Goodison Park boss David Moyes will be feeling his side drew the short straw.
Five of us bought it together and I just drew the short straw when I agreed to store it until the match day," he told the court.
REBECCA McGinley drew the short straw after reaching the last 16 of the English Girls' Championship - and proved she knew how to handle losing.
They drew the short straw because women thought taller hunters made better mates.
But he reckons they drew the short straw - and has five dossiers on Billy Reid's table-toppers on his desk to prove it.