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  • I get practically no cigarette at all at first; as the scent wears, I get a bit of the "tabac" that I smell in Tabac Blond but not nearly as opaque, strong or interesting.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • The only words we understood, in common with them, were "tabac" and "Ya-pun" (Japan); indeed Japan is the beginning and end of their ideas -- their one standard of perfection.

    In Eastern Seas Or, the Commission of H.M.S. 'Iron Duke,' flag-ship in China, 1878-83

  • Delsarte and his emotion diagrams; his "tabac,"; the Emperor's joke;

    In the Courts of Memory, 1858 1875; from Contemporary Letters

  • Celebrity images in Paris tend to be the usual international crowd — George Clooney had an advertising banner hanging in the Opéra Bastille, and Vengeance was swamped in its opening weekend by the Ben Stiller vehicle A Night at the Museum 2 — but Johnny's fame trumped all, his weathered visage gracing seemingly every press kiosk, tabac, and Métro station in town.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I'd seen the mother and daughter hawking handmade hats at their stall, one in a long line of booths that began at the tabac and ended, here, in front of the town hall.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • French Vocabulary une fille = girl le tabac = bar, café, or shop with a cigarette counter la demoiselle = young lady

    French Word-A-Day:

  • French Vocabulary une fille = girl le tabac = bar, café, or shop with a cigarette counter la demoiselle = young lady

    The French word for plastered drunk... - French Word-A-Day

  • Celebrity images in Paris tend to be the usual international crowd — George Clooney had an advertising banner hanging in the Opéra Bastille, and Vengeance was swamped in its opening weekend by the Ben Stiller vehicle A Night at the Museum 2 — but Johnny's fame trumped all, his weathered visage gracing seemingly every press kiosk, tabac, and Métro station in town.

    Down and Out in Paris and Dublin

  • I'd seen the mother and daughter hawking handmade hats at their stall, one in a long line of booths that began at the tabac and ended, here, in front of the town hall.

    The French word for plastered drunk... - French Word-A-Day

  • Finally, I learn what tabac means, I had heard it in songs and did not quite make sense, I suppose I could have looked it up.

    The French word for plastered drunk... - French Word-A-Day

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