Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In physiology, a stand of wood or metal in which the drum of the kymograph is held and slowly rotated during the smoking of the glazed paper.
“I had, however, removed my collar and tie, and my watch, carefully wound, was on the smoking-stand beside me.”
“I am afraid I was rather excited, for I took Sperry's hat from him, and placed it on the head of a marble bust which I had given my wife on our last anniversary, and Sperry says that I drew a smoking-stand up beside”
“For, unnoticed by him, Milo Standish had drawn forth, with tender care, an exquisitely carved and colored meerschaum pipe from a case on the smoking-stand, and was picking up the fat tobacco jar.”
“She tucked herself into a big, cushioned chair, and drawing a smoking-stand nearer, fussed with its silver appointments.”
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