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- n. a tube that holds a cigarette while it is being smoked
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“But the cigarette holder shoved in the nozzle of the gas-tube to form a mouthpiece!” he exclaimed.
“I supposed,” said Mrs. Bradley, “that you had inserted a cigarette holder in the end of the gas-flex, so that the teeth marks would not show on the rubber nozzle.”
Drawing a brightly enamelled cigarette holder a good eight inches long from somewhere about her person, she flipped open the lacquered box that sat on one of the trays and pulled out a cigarette, sliding it into the holder with a frown of concentration.