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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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But Saturday's 3-0 defeat by Wigan looks like it might be the final straw, or at least the quarter-final straw, for the trophyphobic manager.
HAVING been a Labour voter for the last 30 years, this abolition of the 10p tax rate is the final straw and I won't be voting for them again.
The final straw came last week when hundreds of staff had to leave one of the council's biggest office blocks - Christchurch House in the city centre - after someone burned the toast.