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
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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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