Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A functional disorder of the heart, characterized by a rapid and often irregular pulse, due to excessive use of tobacco.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At least, I'm rather sure of mine; it's difficult to give a tobacco-heart away; it's drugged on the market.

    The Gentleman from Indiana

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