from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
- n. Poor-quality tobacco with a foul, rancid, or putrid smell.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stinking tobacco.
So saying, she sat down to her wheel, and seized, while she spun, her jet-black cutty pipe, from which she soon sent such clouds of vile mundungus vapour as must have cleared the premises of Lady Penelope, had she not been strong in purpose to share the expected confession of the invalid.
I secretly think John wanted to give Old Jarhead an excuse to use ‘mundungus’ in a conversation…
I am a misocapnist, particularly when someone is using mundungus with nepheligenous results.
Jenkins, is eloquent exceedingly upon the _narcotine_ of fashionable life: declares that its soothing influences were unequalled by vapour of purest mundungus, or acetate of morphia, or even pill of opium, blended intimately with glass of _eau-de-vie_.
It did not indeed in the least resemble tea, either in smell or taste, or in any particular, unless in being a leaf; for it was in truth no other than a tobacco of the mundungus species.
At a dinner which was given at Trinity College, Cambridge, to the Duke of Gloucester, as Chancellor of the University, when the cloth was removed, Parr at once started his pipe and began, says one who was present, "blowing a cloud into the faces of his neighbours, much to their annoyance, and causing royalty to sneeze by the stimulating stench of mundungus."
I stick to my own mundungus; any novelty disturbs my thoughts.
English travellers, neither of the smellfungus, the mundungus, or she sentimental-sans-sentiment, tribe, set out from Paris, on their return to the metropolis of their own country.
The aristocracy is degraded by annual batches of mundungus and parchment lords; and the constitution is tumbling about our ears.
I sincerely congra - tulate with Mr. Bowyer on his having the gout, which I fre - quently have 5 and instead of strong mundungus port, I quaff good claret, being lighter, cooler, and easier of digestion.
Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century : comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F. S. A., and many of his learned friends : an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century : and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists ; with a very copious index
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