tobacco pipe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tobacco pipe a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first American advertisement for tobacco was published in 1789. It showed a picture of an Indian smoking a long clay pipe.
    • Tobacco pipe (Bot) A pipe used for smoking, made of baked clay, wood, or other material.
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Quotations

  • George Eliot
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    “Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it: it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.”

Usage

In literature:

Of course its harder to borrow pipe tobacco and cigars but Im tryin to show the fellos how bad cigarets is.
"Dere Mable" by Edward Streeter
He grounded his rod and brought a brier pipe and a pouch of tobacco from his pocket.
"The Red Redmaynes" by Eden Phillpotts
I soon returned with the pipes, tobacco, and beer, and offered him the change, which he told me to keep, to buy apples with.
"Poor Jack" by Frederick Marryat
Pipes sprang from loin-cloths or from behind ears, and the incense of tobacco lifted on the still air of the evening.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
The old man took his pipe from a tray, and his tobacco-pouch from a drawer.
"The Street Called Straight" by Basil King
He nodded assent to some question he had put to himself, and crowded tobacco into his pipe.
"The Uphill Climb" by B. M. Bower
He reached over to his tobacco jar, which stood upon his desk, and leisurely proceeded to fill his pipe.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
Longingly he fingered his pipe, filled it casually with the loose tobacco in his coat pocket, and balanced the pros and cons in his mind.
"Mavericks" by William MacLeod Raine
I fetched my pipe and tobacco from my room.
"Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall" by Charles Major
Take him away fr'm th' supper table at wanst, give him a pipeful iv tobacco an' walk him three times around th' block.
"Mr. Dooley Says" by Finley Dunne
He replaced it with a pipe, and prepared to flake off its filling from a plug of tobacco.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
As a pipe of accepted tobacco.
"Pipe and Pouch" by Various
Among ancient relics which the spade has revealed are some very early Frisian tobacco pipes.
"A Wanderer in Holland" by E. V. Lucas
He filled a pipe, scraping the tobacco from the square plug Sam extended to him.
"The Silent Places" by Steward Edward White
Nothing evil coming from the darkness, Monty knocked out the forbidden tobacco, and placed an empty pipe between his teeth.
"Tell England" by Ernest Raymond
The mayor had succeeded in filling his pipe, and now he began to put his tobacco pouch away.
"Famous Modern Ghost Stories" by Various
A deal table was set lengthwise on the floor; on this were candles, pipes, and plates of cut tobacco.
"The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector The Works of William Carleton, Volume One" by William Carleton
In a short time, whiskey, pipes, snuff, and tobacco came, and every one about the place got a glass and a fresh pipe.
"The Ned M'Keown Stories Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three" by William Carleton
On another, that of a grown person, is a long pipe with a paper of tobacco, medicine boxes with powders.
"American Missionary, Volume 44, No. 6, June, 1890" by Various
But what he bought was a pipe and a paper of tobacco!
"Our Boys" by Various
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In poetry:

The pipe that is so lily-white,
Shows thee to be a mortal wight;
And even such, gone with a touch,
Thus thinke, then drinke tobacco.
"Tobacco" by George Wither
The pipe so lily-like and weak,
Does thus thy mortal state bespeak.
Thou art ev'n such,
Gone with a touch.
Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
"Meditations on Smoking Tobacco; or, Smoking Spiritualized" by Ralph Erskine
And when the pipe grows foul within,
Think on thy soul defiled with sin;
For then the fire
It does require:
Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
"Smoking Spiritualized" by Anonymous British
And when the pipe grows foul within,
Think on thy soul defil'd with sin;
For then the fire
It does require.
Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
"Meditations on Smoking Tobacco; or, Smoking Spiritualized" by Ralph Erskine
The pipe so lily-like and weak,
Does thus thy mortal state bespeak;
Thou art e'en such, -
Gone with a touch:
Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
"Smoking Spiritualized" by Anonymous British
In vain th' unlighted pipe you blow;
Your pains in outward means are so,
Till heav'nly fire
Your heart inspire.
Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
"Meditations on Smoking Tobacco; or, Smoking Spiritualized" by Ralph Erskine

In news:

Since 1989, Headquarters has been supplying tobacco water pipe enthusiasts with the biggest and best equipment to support their, um, hobby.
They carry tobacco-smoking water pipes.
It was named Mincer 's Pipe Shop for several years, citing the declining popularity of smoking, Mincer 's stopped selling tobacco products altogether and shifted its focus instead to Uva-themed merchandise in 1993.
Many people believe that smoking a water or hookah pipe filters out tobacco's toxins.
Perfect Ash has plenty of cigars, pipe tobacco, and high-end accessories for your pursuit of the perfect puff.
Classic is for adult cigar smokers interested in a classic Black & Mild pipe tobacco taste, while Sweets is a more traditional cigarillo taste made from primarily air-cured tobaccos.
Though cigarette use declined sharply, there is an increasing contingent switching to cigars and pipes to get their tobacco fix.
Hampton Pipe and Tobacco, 4796 George Washington Memorial Highway in Hayes and Lazy Days, 839 W 21st Street in Norfolk have been placed on the off-limits list to all military personnel in the area.
Just ask those who first put down their cigarettes, pipes or smokeless tobacco for one day-as part of the annual Great American Smokeout event-and then never picked up the habit again.
A northwestern Pennsylvania tobacco shop is turning the image of the jovial, pipe-smoking Santa on its head by having Saint Nick huff on a hookah .
The fire heavily damaged the main lounge where people smoke water-filtered tobacco in a large pipe.
That means no cigarettes, pipes, chewing tobacco or electronic cigarettes anywhere on mall property, whether it be sidewalks, loading docks, parking lots or construction areas.
He's gonna smoke your pipe tobacco, too.
Pipe Tobacco OHM 6 oz.
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.
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