Camberwell carrot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined in the film Withnail and I (1987).

Noun[edit]

Camberwell carrot ‎(plural Camberwell carrots)

  1. (Britain, slang) A large cannabis joint.
    • 2005, Neil Gentleman-Hobbs, Lord Golden-Showers "Entrepreneur?" (page 182)
      He then patted the Steinway piano as he passed it and then put her Ladyship to bed. He then rolled himself a one-foot long Camberwell carrot, grabbed a bottle of Krug, and spent the evening at leisure []
    • 2010, Darren Smith, Burning Indigo (page 264)
      “I could go for a Camberwell carrot right now,” Andy slurred from his armchair.