joint

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. connection, link, juncture; articulation; slang, dive, den, haunt, hangout. See junction, abode. —adj. combined, shared, common [to both parties]. See party.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. common, shared, mutual; see collective , common 5 .
n.
1. [A juncture]
Syn. union, crux, nexus, articulation, coupling, hinge, tie, swivel, link, connection, interconnection, junction, point of union, bond, splice, vinculum, bend, copula, hyphen, bracket, tangency, bridge, conjuncture, impingement, confluence, joining structure, linking device, combining process, association; see also link .
2. [A section]
Syn. piece, member, unit, digit, portion, division, block, step, chink, sector, fragment, segment, limb, bone, lobe, cell, offshoot, constituent, slab, chunk; see also part 1 , piece 1 .
3. [*An establishment, particularly one providing entertainment]
Syn. hangout*, dump*, hole in the wall*; see dive 2 .
4. [*A marijuana cigarette]
Syn. reefer*, stick*, roach*; see marijuana .
out of joint,
Syn. dislocated, disorganized, disjointed, wrong; see disordered .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
connection, hinge, coupling, junction, link, union, articulation, bend.
ANT.: single, individual
II
n.
Sl. marijuana cigarette, *reefer, *doobie, *joy stick, *goofbutt, *J, *jay, *mooter, *ju-ju, *log, *number, *twist. see marijuana
WORD FIND
burned-down end piece requiring clip to hold: *roach
cigar filled with marijuana or marijuana and cocaine: *blunt
cigar filled with marijuana and crack: *woolah
cigar laced with marijuana and dipped in malt liquor: *B-40
clip used to hold burned-down end: *roach clip
smoke, to: *fly Mexican airlines, *puff the dragon, *toke, *toke up
III
a.
combined, mutual, cooperative, shared, united, concerted, allied, collaborative, collective, hand in hand.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A point or position at which two or more things are joined: connection, coupling, junction, juncture, seam, union. See CONNECT. 2. Slang. A disreputable or run-down bar or restaurant: Slang: dive, honky-tonk. See GOOD. 3. Slang. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention: brig, house of correction, jail, keep, penitentiary, prison. Informal: lockup, pen3. Slang: big house, can, clink, cooler, coop, hoosegow, jug, pokey1, slammer, stir2. Chiefly Regional: calaboose. See FREE. II adjective Belonging to, shared by, or applicable to all alike: common, communal, conjoint, general, mutual, public. See GROUP.

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