• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cheroot. See Shaya-root.
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In literature:

In making cheroots women only are employed, the number of those so engaged in the factory at Manilla being generally about 4000.
"Recollections of Manilla and the Philippines" by Robert Mac Micking
The captain tossed his cheroot overboard, and was silent for a space.
"The Spinner's Book of Fiction" by Various
Another cheroot, Mr. Carmichael?
"Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers" by Ian Maclaren
Whether 'twas the sauce at dinner, or that glass of ginger-beer, Or these strong cheroots, I know not, but I feel a little queer.
"The Bon Gaultier Ballads" by William Edmonstoune Aytoun Theodore Martin
Musard waved away the cigar-box and produced a strong black cheroot from the crocodile-skin case.
"The Hand in the Dark" by Arthur J. Rees
Cheroots were lighted, and Harry told his story, with some detail.
"At the Point of the Bayonet" by G. A. Henty
He was like a cheroot, which may be smoked from either end.
"Short Stories of Various Types" by Various
If my cheroot gets low, there he is with a fresh one and a light, in a moment.
"On the Irrawaddy" by G. A. Henty
We visited a manufactory of cheroots, for which Manilla is celebrated.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
I went down to the poop, where Bramble stood smoking a cheroot with some of the officers of the ship.
"Poor Jack" by Frederick Marryat
Little leaned forward, fascinated by the small circle of Vandersee's florid face illumined by the glowing tip of his cheroot.
"Gold Out of Celebes" by Aylward Edward Dingle
Presently the cheroots came back to their owner.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
Again we lighted our cheroots and smoked for a while the pipe of peace.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
He tossed his cheroot away.
"Northern Lights" by Gilbert Parker
He 'll only repay sherry and soda-water, and one of those execrable cheroots you used to be famed for.
"The Fortunes Of Glencore" by Charles James Lever
I'll stop in the quadrangle and smoke a cheroot before I go to my room.
"John Marchmont's Legacy, Volumes I-III" by Mary E. Braddon
The meal being ended, the men lay and smoked long cheroots, and recommenced their light-hearted gabble of the morning.
"Adventures Among the Red Indians" by H. W. G. Hyrst
When he slipped his hand into his tunic pocket for his cheroots, he found, instead of smokes, a hard, cold object.
"Caravans By Night" by Harry Hervey
Gilfain, with a sigh of not understanding, rose, went along to their rooms, and returned with slippers and some cheroots.
"The Three Sapphires" by W. A. Fraser
Then, to my horror, I heard a well-known ringing tramp on the road outside, and smelt the peculiar fragrance of a Burmese cheroot.
"The Black Poodle" by F. Anstey

In poetry:

Named by a grand jury as a murderer
He went to Chihuahua, forgot his old Scotch name,
Smoked cheroots with Pancho Villa
And wrote letters of Villa as a rock of the people.
"Memoir Of A Proud Boy" by Carl Sandburg