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snuff

(snŭf),
1. To inhale forcibly through the nose.
2. Finely powdered tobacco used by inhalation through the nose or applied to the gums.
3. Any medicated powder applied by insufflation to the nasal mucous membrane.
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snuff

(snŭf)
n.
1.
a. A preparation of finely pulverized tobacco that can be drawn up into the nostrils by inhaling. Also called smokeless tobacco.
b. The quantity of this tobacco that is inhaled at a single time; a pinch.
2. See dip.
3. A powdery substance, such as a medicine, taken by inhaling.
intr.v. snuffed, snuffing, snuffs
To use or inhale snuff.

snuff

a powder that is inhaled through the nostrils.

chewing tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco sold as a shredded product, in contrast to dipping tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are ground.

Health effects
Oral cancer; often disfiguring due to heroic surgery.

snuff

Substance abuse A smokeless tobacco consumed by snorting; snuff may be more dangerous than smoking 1 pack of cigarettes/day, and have 2-fold more carcinogens. See Smokeless tobacco, smoking.

snuff

(snŭf)
1. To inhale forcibly through the nose.
2. Finely powdered tobacco used by inhalation through the nose or application to the gums.
3. Any medicated powder applied by insufflation to the nasal mucous membrane.

snuff

(snŭf)
1. To inhale forcibly through the nose.
2. Finely powdered tobacco used by nasal inhalation or applied to the gums.
3. Any medicated powder applied by insufflation to the nasal mucous membrane.

snuff,

snuff dipper's lesion,
n a white or discolored lesion of the oral mucosa occurring at the site at which the powdered tobacco is retained. Malignant transformations are not common but do occur, usually as low-grade verrucous carcinomas.
References in classic literature ?
He has stripped the house of gold, and taken not a grain that was not gold; not so much as a grain of snuff.
Sylvain snuffs out Spurs attack Even if he only sticks around for a season, Barry's long term legacy will be how much he has helped to improve the younger midfielder he plays next to at the moment.
UNSUNG: Sylvain Distin snuffs out another Spurs attack
Roadsweepers who have been clearing up a litterbug's mess in a Worcestershire village have decided snuffs enough.
For during the last six years, council litter patrol officers Mr Neil Marrsays and Mr Tom Mason have collected almost six hundred empty snuff boxes from the verges at Ocle Pychard, near Malvern.
They include the most popular moist snuffs as well as loose-leaf chewing and "plug" tobaccos.
Five of the six analyzed snuffs led the list -- carrying between 2.
We believe that the retention of McColl Partners provides Star Scientific with access to seasoned financial advisors who are well positioned to assist the company as we move forward with the expansion of licensing programs and the commercialization of our innovative smokeless products, which include Stonewall(TM) moist and dry snuffs and Ariva(TM) compressed powered tobacco cigalett(TM) pieces.
In September, we began test marketing our very low-TSNA Stonewall(TM) moist and dry snuffs.
The marketing theme for these new reduced toxin moist and dry snuffs is "Know Your Snuff".
Besides, if snuff weren't safe, the cans would carry warnings, as do cigarette packs, and professional athletes wouldn't promote it.