from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cigar with square-cut ends.
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- n. A cigar with square-cut ends
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of cigar, originally brought from Manila, in the Philippine Islands; now often made of inferior or adulterated tobacco.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of cigar not pointed at either end, and thicker at one end than at the other. Cheroots were first made at Manila in the Philippine islands.
- n. Same as shaya-root.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cigar with both ends cut flat
A Manila cheroot is between his lips – the fragrance of one never fails to call up his image – and he caresses an unamiable little dog which he fondly loves.
Aidan masked his surprise in bored cynicism before forestalling the queasy stomach churn of questions by lighting a cheroot on the candle flame.
For the faint tang of cheroot smoke and bay rum to tease her nose.
His tone held a whiplash violence that had Danvers cringing, the wrinkled nose and disapproving glare at the unfashionable cheroot wiped from a startled face.
Aidan fought his panic with a long, slow drag on his cheroot.
Pulled a cheroot from his pocket, bending to light it.
Lit a cheroot from a nearby candle, inhaling on a lung-soothing drag.
Instead, pulling a cheroot from his pocket, he lit it from the hearth fire.
Alone, he lit a cheroot to steady his shaking hands.
The combined scents of bay rum and cheroot smoke tickling her nose.
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