cigarette


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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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Again he went down on his knees and elbows as he had done when he lighted a cigarette, got out his matches, and proceeded to strike one.
I am a connoisseur," said he, taking another cigarette from the box--his fourth--and lighting it from the stub of that which he had finished.
At first her complacency disturbed me, but gradually it became part of my life at two o'clock with the coffee, the cigarette, and the liqueur.
Mackenzie opened the cigarette cases and shook each particular cigarette.
It was a steel engraving of the great Raffaelle, and the frame was tilted from the wall; at a touch a packet of cigarettes tumbled down from behind.
Santos advanced leisurely, and puffed his cigarette over the poor wasted and exhausted frame.
Cigars and cigarettes, and jolly good ones, too," Aynesworth answered, opening a flat tin box, and smelling the contents appreciatively.
Then with an expression of interest he laid down his cigarette, and carrying the cane to the window, he looked over it again with a convex lens.
The ground-floor here," the other replied, "belongs to a prosperous cigarette manufacturer who lives himself upon the first floor.
He wrote plays and smoked cigarettes in it all day long.
Lady Carey threw away the end of her cigarette, and looked for a moment thoughtfully at her long white fingers glittering with rings.
Some of them were sipping wine, others were playing cards, others chess, other groups were chatting together, and many were smoking cigarettes while they waited for the coming duels.