Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In physiology, a stand of wood or metal in which the drum of the kymograph is held and slowly rotated during the smoking of the glazed paper.

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Examples

  • I had, however, removed my collar and tie, and my watch, carefully wound, was on the smoking-stand beside me.

    Sight Unseen

  • I am afraid I was rather excited, for I took Sperry's hat from him, and placed it on the head of a marble bust which I had given my wife on our last anniversary, and Sperry says that I drew a smoking-stand up beside

    Sight Unseen

  • For, unnoticed by him, Milo Standish had drawn forth, with tender care, an exquisitely carved and colored meerschaum pipe from a case on the smoking-stand, and was picking up the fat tobacco jar.

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  • She tucked herself into a big, cushioned chair, and drawing a smoking-stand nearer, fussed with its silver appointments.

    Raspberry Jam

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