Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mouthpiece or tube, often of ivory or amber, used to hold a cigar. Also, rarely, cigar-tube.

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Examples

  • There was nothing in the breast-pocket, and only a few loose coins and a cigar-holder in the waistcoat.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • I noticed that he put his cigar-holder in his vest-pocket a moment ago without first putting it in a case.

    Shallow Soil

  • A man who carries a cigar-holder and a dirty comb in the same pocket!

    Shallow Soil

  • A shop in which one sells cigars, or a room in which one keeps cigars, is a cigar-store; a box or other object in which one keeps cigars is a cigar-case; a little tube in which one puts a cigar when one smokes it is a cigar-holder.

    The Esperanto Teacher A Simple Course for Non-Grammarians

  • I meant something difficult that would really prove my love for you -- like Lloyd George's ear or the Kaiser's cigar-holder.

    Once a Week

  • There was nothing in the breast-pocket, and only a few loose coins and a cigar-holder in the waist-coat.

    The Milkman sets out on his Travels

  • But -- he respected Dorn, while Hull he held in much such esteem as he held his cigar-holder and pocket knife, or Tony Rivers and Joe House.

    The Conflict

  • The senator drew breath, directed that his grip be put in the room where he was to repose that night, produced an amber cigar-holder from a case, and a cigar from his waistcoat pocket.

    Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Winston Churchill

  • The senator drew breath, directed that his grip be put in the room where he was to repose that night, produced an amber cigar-holder from a case, and a cigar from his waistcoat pocket.

    Mr. Crewe's Career — Complete

  • The senator drew breath, directed that his grip be put in the room where he was to repose that night, produced an amber cigar-holder from a case, and a cigar from his waistcoat pocket.

    Mr. Crewe's Career — Volume 3

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