from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A machine for packing granulated tobacco into bags or boxes for commercial purposes.
- n. A press for condensing and compacting plug tobacco in tubs or boxes.
- n. A machine for pressing booked and wrapped tobacco-leaves flat, so that they will lie compactly when packed.
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The writer has even seen a little tobacco-press ingeniously adapted for the purpose of extracting the butter, the invention of Mr. J.H. H.rt, of the Trinidad Botanical