1. a puff or drag of any kind of cigarette (usu. cannabis), or a pipe.
|Vice Trap 41: Sando-o came [...] She held him up a toke.|
|Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1969) 176: Nobody in living memory had ever refused a toke from a joint passed by Angels.|
|Drugs from A to Z (1970) 241: toak, also toke. (1) a puff of a marijuana cigarette.|
|Serial 72: Rapping with a guy whose life was one long toke wasn’t her idea of a meaningful relationship.|
|(con. 1970) 13th Valley (1983) 394: Break out the dew. Them dudes need a toke.|
|‘Nuthin But a G Thang’ [lyrics] The selection / Symbolizes dope, take a toke, but don’t choke.|
|Grits 121: Ah can nevur resist a toke.|
|Guardian Guide 11–17 Aug. 3: He takes a reflective toke on his fag.|
|Cherry Pie [ebook] [T]he room instantly filled with the thick, wet smell of marijuana. Chloe had a toke.|
|Lush Life 54: I had a few tokes earlier [...] just to be sociable .|
|Crime Factory: Hard Labour [ebook] Kyle [...] took the joint [...] and had a small toke.‘Grassed’ in|
|Killing Pool 2: I take one last, loving toke on the carlota.|
|Sellout (2016) 7: I take the most glorious toke ever taken in the history of pot smoking.|
2. a marijuana cigarette; a pipeful of marijuana.
|Hall of Mirrors (1987) 182: I’ve got my toke in there.|
|AS L:1/2 68: toke n Cigarette, of either tobacco or marijuana.‘Razorback Sl.’ in|
|Totally True Diaries of an Eighties Roller Queen [Internet] 26 Apr. We looked around for some tokes and couldn’t find any so we crashed some squid’s party down the road.|
|Florida Roadkill 236: Coleman: ‘Pot, grass, weed, dope, hemp, rope, thing, shit, gage, spliff, doobie, joint, number, ganga, blunt, Mary jane, smoke, blow, roach, bone, jay, toke, hit, Bogart. . .’.|
|Indep. Rev. 3 July 5: A spliff here, a toke there, a joint’s-worth handed over to a friend.|
(US drugs) a gravity pipe, made with a 2-litre (3½-pint) bottle and a pipe bowl.
|Stoners’ Dict. [Internet] Sink Tokes. [CA] – Gravity bong, made with 2 litre bottle and pipe bowl.|
(US) to smoke marijuana; lit. ‘smoke a smoke’ thus as much f. assonance as accuracy.
(US drugs) a hand-held smokeless pipe.
|L.A. Times 5 Dec. 43/3: A young woman [...] bought a $10 pocket-size pipe called a Sneak-a-Toke.|
|at Marijuanalogues.com 11 Aug. [Internet] The woman searching my bag pulled out a sneak-a-toke and said to me, ‘What’s this?’ As panic raced through my weed-whacked skull, another security guy with a shaved head said to her, ‘It’s a pipe,’ as if it was no big deal. She looked it over again, shrugged her shoulders and put it back in my bag.|