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

  • n. Variants of panatela.

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  • n. a long slender cigar


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  • He selected a slim panetela and pinched it daintily between the nails of his thumb and forefinger.

    The Best Short Stories of 1920 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

  • "My name's Joe Blaine," said Joe, handing over a panetela.

    The Nine-Tenths

  • The end of Hickey's expensive panetela was tilted independently toward the ceiling.

    The Brass Bowl

  • Kirkwood slipped a single lump of sugar into the cup, gave over his cigar-case to be filled, then leaned back, deliberately lighting a long and slender panetela as a preliminary to a last lingering appreciation of the scene of which he was a part.

    The Black Bag


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