Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To snuff; use as snuff.
  • n. Snuff.

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Examples

  • They made a humming like so many hornets in a country chimney, not with their talking, but with their whispering over their new Minuets and Bories, with the hands in their pockets, if only freed from their snush-box.

    All About Coffee

  • The clashing of their snush-box lids, in opening and shutting, made more noise than their tongues.

    All About Coffee

  • -- Then, Signiors, it keeps you in confidence, and Countenance; and whilst you gravely seem to take a snush, you gain time to answer to the purpose, and in a politick Posture -- as thus -- to any intricate Question.

    The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume II

  • Breath, Mustachoes stuft with villainous snush, Tobacco, and hollow

    The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume I

  • Ghost would not appear in’t at the latter Day? then the compound of nasty Smells about him, stinking Breath, Mustachoes stuft with villainous snush, Tobacco, and hollow Teeth: thus prepar’d for Delight, you meet in Bed, where you may lie and sigh whole

    The Rover; or the Banish'd Cavaliers

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