from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A strong dark tobacco.
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- n. A type of tobacco.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who directs work; an overseer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chief; a leader.
- n. An overseer; one who has charge of a cattle-ranch.
- n. A brand of tobacco (alluding perhaps to le petit caporal, “the little corporal,” a nickname of Napoleon): often qualified as sweet caporal.
So drawing another chair to the fire, and handing him my last bundle of "caporal," I propped my patent-leathers on the grate, more Americano, and waited for the stream of talk which was sure to come.
A été tué au combat le caporal Martin Dubé du 5e Régiment de génie de combat basé à la Base des Forces canadiennes Valcartier près de Québec.
Sex reassignment surgery is akin to claiming to cure someone of a Napoleon complex by agreeing with them that they are indeed le petit caporal.
"_Petit-caporal_" smoking-tobacco, the delight of the middling classes of Paris, hardly suits an American's taste.
Wait a moment, till I fill a pipe with caporal, and have a smoke; for if I meet another man with that delicacy, I shall have to give up the Grotto -- unless I have a pipe under my nose, as counter-irritant. '
The young fisherman was sitting on a thwart smoking a caporal.
He got out his packet of caporal cigarettes and offered one to Nicole, but she refused.
Nicole went out and came back presently with a packet of caporal cigarettes.
Taitbout were the Concerts Rouge, where for seventy-five centimes they could hear excellent music and get into the bargain something which it was quite possible to drink: the seats were uncomfortable, the place was crowded, the air thick with caporal horrible to breathe, but in their young enthusiasm they were indifferent.
Gaston whispered gloomily behind my chair: "Mon petit caporal" -- he called me that because of a fancied likeness to the young