cigarette-paper love

cigarette-paper

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Thin paper, commonly rice-paper, used for the wrappers of the fine-cut tobacco which forms the filling of cigarettes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A countryman joined us for a short distance, to whom Omar gave a cigarette-paper and a pinch of tobacco.

    In the Tail of the Peacock

  • The cigarette-paper note had aroused his curiosity to a fever heat.

    Kid Wolf of Texas

  • It was Durham -- the man who had given Kid Wolf the cigarette-paper note.

    Kid Wolf of Texas

  • All of these had the opportunity to slip the cigarette-paper possibly containing cyanide into the cup.

    Death in Ecstasy

  • Miss Marley, who invariably rolled her own cigarettes, took up a small silver box, flattened the cigarette-paper out carefully, and prepared to fill it before answering.

    The Dark Tower

  • With steady fingers Dave shook some tobacco into a cigarette-paper.

    Heart of the Sunset

  • Stratton shook some tobacco into a cigarette-paper and jerked the draw-string with his teeth.

    Shoe-Bar Stratton

  • When I reached the hall, he was wrapping up three small objects, each in a separate cigarette-paper; and I noticed that he handled them with more than ordinary tenderness.

    John Thorndyke's Cases related by Christopher Jervis and edited by R. Austin Freeman

  • And while he knows the danger of delay, he consented as readily as any of us would if asked for a cigarette-paper.

    The Outlet

  • When a cigarette-paper was placed in his hand he sought his tobacco box, and adroitly rolled a cigarette and lighted it.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

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