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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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HIP replacements, dental fillings and even coffin nails are being recovered from ash and sold for scrap by Scots crematoria.
He says the same thing on "Wicked," one of eight tracks on the CD - but it's fair to assume that the woman holding all the coffin nails in the song had something to do with his being uncomfortable in the Lone Star state.
Some numbers are undoubtedly buying cheaper smokes in border states, and some have merely reduced the number of coffin nails they consume on a regular basis.
We all know smoking is bad for you, but there are far more pressing matters to deal with in our violent towns and cities than a mere packet of 20 filter tipped coffin nails.
Farmer Morebottle, who disappears outside the pub between domino games for a quick drag, will be in a spluttering rage at having to cough up an extra 11p for 20 coffin nails.
Back in the First World War, cigarettes were known as coffin nails.