Mary-jane meaning

Marijuana.
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A shoe for girls or women having a broad, rounded toe and a strap that crosses the top of the foot and fastens at the side.
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A female given name.
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(slang) Marijuana.
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A type of shoe for a girl (also a boy or child), having a rounded toe and a strap with a buckle.
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Origin of mary-jane

  • Originally a trademark, after Mary Jane a character in the comic strip Buster Brown by Richard Felton Outcault (1863–1928), American cartoonist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of marijuana

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Literal translation of Spanish María Juana, from María (“Mary") + Juana (“Jane")

    From Wiktionary

  • Genericized trademark, from the etymology above.

    From Wiktionary