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  • n. Plural form of panatela.


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  • Oh, Frankie likes his cigars, long, thin panatelas from Mexico, but he never smoked anything that large before.

    Death by Dinner

  • Because the old man loved prize fights as much as he loved Cuban cigars, we smoked panatelas, attended prize fights, and recalled the champions he admired: Benny Leonard, Henry Armstrong, and Sugar Ray Robinson.

    I Never Was

  • The cinema Cedric smoked panatelas and wore silk dressing gowns; he raised his eyebrow as he talked—but he could still shoot a damned Boche at fifty paces and knew how to pull a plucky WAAF from a sinking boat, sling her over his shoulders, and swim four miles back to shore.

    A Hopeless Romantic

  • Ushering Crockett into my sanctum, I enkindled the oil lamp that stood upon my writing table; whereupon—reaching into the breast pocket of his high-collared coat—the frontiersman extracted two panatelas and extended one towards me.


  • Ten-shilling panatelas now are all that I can smoke,

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Then he produced three panatelas, handed one each to Sidney and Shapolnik and lit the other himself.

    Abe and Mawruss Being Further Adventures of Potash and Perlmutter

  • She also worried that he was turning into an old man, since he seemed to spend most of his evenings with Cedric and Jasper at Crecy Court, smoking panatelas and drinking whisky, listening to Jasper’s tales of love and betrayal among the artistic community in postwar Cornwall and Cedric’s increasingly fantastical ramblings amongst the film sets, theaters, dressing rooms, and premieres of the British film industry during its 1950s peak.

    A Hopeless Romantic


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