baccy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baccy leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Baccy abbreviations of Tobacco.
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Usage

In literature:

I prepared my 'baccy, and climbed on to the box by the driver, resolute to hold on there as long as possible.
"Impressions of America" by Tyrone Power
Where is my baccy-bag?
"The Buffalo Runners" by R.M. Ballantyne
The men in them were all anxious to buy baccy.
"The Lively Poll" by R.M. Ballantyne
It must be the puppy as has stirred ye up, boy, or, mayhap, the baccy!
"Under the Waves" by R M Ballantyne
I hear,' she said confidentially, 'they've got forty-five pounds of meat in there, and puddin' and punch and baccy.
"Bristol Bells" by Emma Marshall
Did yer ever know what it war to be starved for yer 'baccy, Cap'n?
"Frontier Boys on the Coast" by Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
He'd got a goodish bit o' baccy and stuff done up in a ole shirt.
"New Treasure Seekers" by E. (Edith) Nesbit
You'll find my pipe and baccy there.
"Simon" by J. Storer Clouston
We found that baccy and 'suckers' were the most negotiable exchanges with these people.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
There's many a swell bloke 'ud give 'arf a dollar for that to put 'is baccy in.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
So, when they'd smoked up all their baccy, they concluded to shorten sail, and the bo'sn came down to rouse out the crew.
"Graham's Magazine, Vol. XXXII No. 4, April 1848" by Various
I have another tank or two to fill, an' keep filled, but I have long rests, and time for a grain o' baccy, glory be to God!
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
It's no odds; 'taint bread, nor 'taint 'baccy.
"Opportunities" by Susan Warner
He sow de rice and raise t'baccy.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Give me an odd shilling or two for me 'baccy an' that, when I go into Werrina, an' I'll want no wages.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
He sez, 'I want baccy and buttermilk.
"Mad Shepherds" by L. P. Jacks
Ast the Cyaptin f'r a bit av 'baccy f'r th' byes in th' boat!
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
Three whiffs of baccy, and I am off.
"The Great Keinplatz Experiment and Other Tales of Twilight and the Unseen" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Plenty of baccy and grub, cocky, and you'll be welcome.
"With Wolseley to Kumasi" by F.S. Brereton
Stow it away in your own lockers, and serve it out to me now and then, when I wants baccy.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. 9" by Various
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In poetry:

But soom how or other things didn't go right;
There wasn't atwixt us no manner o' spite;
But I stayed out o' Saturdays nights, and I fear
Spent more nor I'd ought on my baccy and beer.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - IV" by E W Bowling
But things wasn't allers as lively as now--
There's thirty good years since I fust went to plough;
I wor then but a lad, and a bad'un, I fear,
Just a trifle tew partial to baccy and beer.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - IV" by E W Bowling
Five and twenty ponies,
Trotting through the dark —
Brandy for the Parson,
'Baccy for the Clerk;
Them that asks no questions isn't told a lie —
Watch the wall, my darling, While the Gentlemen go by!
"A Smuggler's Song" by Rudyard Kipling
Jimmie took his 'baccy, Joe his oilskin coat,
Neddie took the muffler that warmed his merry throat;
'Twas me that drew his sea-boots; my feet were warm and dry,
Would I had frozen, barefoot, with him yet smiling by.
"Man In The Sea" by Bill Adams
While him as fought with us, and created such a fuss,
And in the whole of Europe did a mighty deal of harm,
Should be kept upon a rock, like a precious fighting cock,
And be found in beer and baccy, which would suit me to a charm?
"After Waterloo" by Robert Fuller Murray

In news:

The Somerville News Person of the week, Nancy Gaudet Bacci.
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