Durra vs Durry - What's the difference?

durra | durry |


As nouns the difference between durra and durry

is that durra is a kind of millet, a variety of sorghum; indian millet while durry is (australia and new zealand|colloquial|slang) a cigarette, especially a roll-your-own.

durra

English

Alternative forms

* dhoorra, dhourra, dhurra, doura

Noun

(-)
  • A kind of millet, a variety of sorghum; Indian millet.
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    durry

    English

    Alternative forms

    * durrie

    Noun

    (durries)
  • (Australia and New Zealand, colloquial, slang) A cigarette, especially a roll-your-own.
  • * 2003 , , Far from Maddy , page 224,
  • “Fire-head lady, you got a smoke?” asks the younger of the two men. “You got a durry . Cigarette.” His timbre is low but void of inflexion. “Come,” he says again, brown hand scooping the air in front of him.
  • * 2004 , Jay Verney, Percussion , page 118,
  • He pulled a tobacco pouch out of his pocket with a plastic bag containing what had to be a mind-altering substance. “You?re welcome to join me in a durry ,” he said, rolling himself a cigarette.
  • * 2007 , Kevin Hallewell, Woop Woop , page 151,
  • He thought for a moment as he deftly rolled the paper and tobacco into a durry , licked the edge and stuck it down.
    Synonyms
    * cancer stick, fag