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cigarette

Tobacco A cylinder of cut blonde or black tobacco ensheathed in a tube of usually white paper, often with a filter to ↓ inhaled tars, which is lighted and inhaled at the lips to achieve a pleasurable level of nicotine. See Clove cigarette, Fetal tobacco syndrome, Fire-safe cigarette, Low-tar cigarette, Passive smoking, Safe cigarette, Smokeless cigarette, smoking, Tobacco.
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And Lord Henry struck a light on a dainty silver case and began to smoke a cigarette with a self-conscious and satisfied air, as if he had summed up the world in a phrase.
There was no answer, and he puffed his cigarette, swung his legs, and drummed on the table with rather dirty fingers.
I have, as you know, devoted some attention to this, and written a little monograph on the ashes of 140 different varieties of pipe, cigar, and cigarette tobacco.
Really, Watson, you excel yourself," said Holmes, pushing back his chair and lighting a cigarette.
He nodded absently, drew at his cigarette, and began:
I had a great mind to take another of his cigarettes instead, for there were one or two points on which he had carefully omitted to enlighten me.
It depends upon those cigarettes that I smoked," said he.
I have been hoarding a few cigarettes and if it won't attract those bouncers out there I would like to have one last smoke before I cash in.
At the end of that time he gave him a brandy and soda and placed a box of cigarettes before him.
Glad to see you, anyway," the other declared, pausing at his smoking-cabinet and bringing out some cigarettes.
Cigars and cigarettes, and jolly good ones, too," Aynesworth answered, opening a flat tin box, and smelling the contents appreciatively.
To calm himself he sat down in the sledge and got out his cigarettes and matches.