Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A container designed for storing cigars or other tobacco products at a constant level of humidity.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A box, often ornamental, in which cigars are kept moist or prevented from becoming too dry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A container designed to keep its contents at a constant humidity; especially such a box for storing cigars

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From humid (on the model of cuspidor).]

Examples

  • Domenico Pugliese for The Wall Street Journal The Lanesborough Hotel's custom-built walk-in humidor At the newly opened, ultra-stylish Mamilla in Jerusalem, the city's first boutique hotel, the cigar terrace is the first of its kind in the city and is indoors, as there are less strict smoking laws in Israel.

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  • The saloon-type room, designed by Italian designer Piero Lissoni, has comfortable sofas, a private balcony and an attached walk-in humidor, selling Cuban and Dominican cigars.

    Dusting Off the Stogie's Stodgy Image

  • After the Brewers beat the Rockies last week in just the fourth 1-0 game in Coors Field history (but the third this season), Milwaukee's Jeff Cirillo said the humidor is making the baseballs spongy and waterlogged.

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  • It has a custom-built walk-in humidor, complete with 30 private lockers for international guests who wish to keep their stock in pristine condition (all of which must be purchased from the hotel.

    Dusting Off the Stogie's Stodgy Image

  • It will hold 120 people for dinner, be decked out with a colonial twist and there will be a cigar library, with a private member's area and a shop with a walk-in humidor.

    Dusting Off the Stogie's Stodgy Image

  • (31 May 2006) - The humidor is the first sign that Montréal-based Chocolat 15-18 takes itself very seriously.

    Cool Hunting

  • (31 May 2006) - The humidor is the first sign that Montréal-based Chocolat 15-18 takes itself very seriously.

    Cool Hunting

  • I had a big idea about a new kind of humidor, and the VRWC attacked me for it!

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  • Riddle seventh-grader Wesley Hammersley added an extra 'e' to the end of "humidor," and became the third runner-up.

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  • Here they are all advertized as Cubans and may or not be, and they certainly are not kept in a good humidor.

    Is it legal to ship cigars from US to Baja.

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