420

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See also: 4-2-0 and 4/20

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

So named because it is 420 centimetres long.

Noun[edit]

420 (plural 420s)

  1. A particular type of monohull dinghy with two sails, designed for two people.

Etymology 2[edit]

Likely originated from the time (4:20 pm) one particular group of smokers, the Waldos in San Francisco, met.[1][2]

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Interjection[edit]

420

  1. (slang, especially Canada, US) A phrase used to identify oneself with the consumption of cannabis, or cannabis culture. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford Dictionaries, "We added 420 to the OED. Here’s how it happened.", 20 April 2017
  2. ^ Oxford Living Dictionaries, "420"

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