1. a hand-rolled cigarette.
|Cold Stone Jug (1981) II 28: The dagga-cigarette is now ready (the ‘zol’, they call it) and the rokers gather round in a circle.|
|Bandiet 153: If he ever joined a group, it was to bum some tobacco, roll a quick zoll then head off.|
|Too Late in Kavanagh S. Afr. People’s Plays (1981) 117: (Offside is making a tobacco zol) offside: A smoke, Sadu?|
|Rights of Desire (2001) 270: What she brought to the study was [...] a dagga zol.|
2. a marijuana cigarette.
|Drum (Johannesburg) Apr. in(1963) 122: He was given a ‘zol’ of dagga to smoke, and when he had become totally drugged he was robbed and beaten up.|
|The Park and Other Stories (1983) 22: ‘Jammie, yer any dagga on yer?’ [...] ‘Here. Roll two zolls.’.|
|Tsotsi 20: The zol passed between Butcher and Die Aap. They took sharp, deep drags, smoking with a quiet intensity.|
|ONDCP Street Terms 23: Zol — Marijuana cigarette.|
3. a measure of marijuana, enough to make a single cigarette.
|cited in Dict. S. Afr. Eng. (1991).|
|Weekend Post 13 June 3: The dagga is packed into 2g to 4g ‘zols’ or envelopes.|
4. cannabis; also attrib.
|Candle in the Wind 132: They called him ‘Zoll Plaatjies.’ He was a big business. It was not a question of a few ounces of dagga.|
|Born in the RSA (1997) 75: He’s got this farm [...] and Pietie’s got this plan [to] grow zol, the best . . . rooibard, poisons, Malawi gold, Thai.‘Outers’|
|Born in the RSA (1997) 135: So captain, where’s my birthday zoll?‘Score Me the Ages’|
|My Traitor’s Heart (1991) 47: He drank and smoked zol – dope. [Ibid.] 70: You could buy zol on almost any roadside.|
|Acid Alex 51: He had other names for dagga like [...] zol and boom.|
|Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg) 31 Oct. [Internet] Zuma did smoke ‘zol’, but it wasn’t dagga.|
a habitual smoker of cannabis.
|Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg) 24 Sept. [Internet] No, I am not a zol monkey. This is not a throwdown from a bonghead.|
a marijuana smoker.
|Narcotics Lingo and Lore 199: Zol rooker – A smoker of marihuana cigarettes.|