from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as nicotinism.
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Excessive smoking conduces to nicotism, more common in
It is evident that this latter habit does not involve the stomach, but those who practice it expose themselves more to nicotism than those who keep the smoke in the mouth or expel it through the nose.
Chronic intoxication or nicotism manifests itself by disturbances of digestion, vision and especially circulation.