roll of tobacco

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n roll of tobacco tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
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Usage

In literature:

He got out a bag of tobacco and a book of papers and began rolling a cigarette, with one hand.
"Lone Star Planet" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
Each one was smoking a corncob pipe or rolling a quid of tobacco under his tongues.
"The Kentucky Ranger" by Edward T. Curnick
Sixty pounds of roll tobacco.
"Ungava" by R.M. Ballantyne
After this a tin kettle and a roll of tobacco were purchased.
"The Big Otter" by R.M. Ballantyne
He rolled his quid of tobacco in his mouth, and scratched his head, without replying.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
They are fond of placing a small roll of tobacco between the upper lip and gums, and allow it to remain there for hours.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
Rolling tobacco more than 100 miles was not out of the ordinary.
"Tobacco in Colonial Virginia" by Melvin Herndon
I cut three little sticks and a long creeper and I tied it up like a roll of tobacco.
"A Romance of the West Indies" by Eugène Sue
He took a chew of tobacco and rolled it about in his mouth with the nervous movement of a man beset.
"In the Brooding Wild" by Ridgwell Cullum
Eustace cut off a liberal length from one of the rolls of tobacco and gave it to the old Kafir.
"'Tween Snow and Fire" by Bertram Mitford
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In news:

Rolling Stone 's Kevin O'Donnell breaks down one of the weirdest records you'll hear all year, Tobacco's Maniac Meat, in this week's rundown of the best new releases.
Dollar General Corp. Has announced plans to roll out tobacco at the majority of its 10,000 discount stores by the end of second-quarter 2013.
New printing technology simplifies primary, secondary packaging processes for Top Tobacco By Paul Schildhouse The roll-your-own cigarette and pipe tobacco industry is a small but growing segment of the tobacco industry.
Create the Health and Education Trust Fund with proceeds of a tax of $0.0365 per cigarette and 25% of the manufacturer's invoice price for roll-your-own tobacco and 15% for other tobacco products.
The hand rolling tobacco with a potential revenue loss of £20,000 had been hidden inside wooden shelving and was discovered during checks of parcels by UK Border Force staff.
Cigarette sales of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM) have declined significantly as Thai smokers started rolling more of their own cigarettes in the wake of last month's tax hike , reports The Bangkok Post.
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