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  • n. Leaf tobacco softened, sweetened, and pressed into plugs or cakes.


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  • Come, I'll trate ye to a taste o 'me cavendish, which is better than growlin' in yer hammock at the muskaities, poor things, as don't know no better. "

    The Pirate City An Algerine Tale

  • How many "nigger heads" we sold that day, singly, for the purpose of allowing the miners to taste our stock before they bought largely, I have no means of knowing; but fortunately for our reputation, Smith had displayed great prudence in his bargains, and his "cavendish" and "fine cut" were at length pronounced the best that were ever brought to

    The Gold Hunters' Adventures Or, Life in Australia

  • Labels: kee thuan chye, malaysian authors, malaysian english, marshall cavendish, shirley lim, silverfish posted by bibliobibuli at 11: 16 PM

    Shirley Shines

  • I haven't done much knitting til I got home but the noro cavendish blanket is almost done, tomorrow should show pictures all being well.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • I am going to go finish the cavendish throw now, maybe pics later/ I will leave you with a picture of some of the old patterns

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Knitting finished and on needles above pictures throw cavendish drying on floor roughly blocked just to stretch a little and won't rehash whyrotten pattern pics not matching finished size ok I did just grumble but what the heck.

    Knitting finished and on needles

  • The brutal indifference of the rejoinder suited his humour, and, with a glance at Vickers, he took a small piece of cavendish from the pocket of his pea – jacket, and gave it to the recaptured convict.

    For the term of his natural life

  • He began to dislike Shand, because he did snore so loudly, and drank so much bottled ale, and smelt so strongly of cavendish tobacco.

    John Caldigate

  • There came a point in grade 6 where i felt like nothing could get my heart racing anymore, where movies had lost their magic, where cavendish mall was just a place where old ladies went and where iknew my friends inside and out and lavished in the excitment i found in new people.

    motivate-me1 Diary Entry

  • Then burn equal parts of cavendish tobacco and old shoeleather in an iron vessel till charred.

    The Ladies Book of Useful Information Compiled from many sources


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