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  • n. A shop that sells tobacco products


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  • But regardless, in my mind's eye, a sold-out game involves sad-faced ticket agents hanging a "SOLD OUT!" sign over their windows, while crowds of fans waiting in line throw down their fedoras in anger and instead retire to the neighborhood tobacconist's shop with their transistor radios.

    Redskins-Colts another FedEx Field sellout

  • In the background, a tobacconist's establishment occupies the corner of a building with a Nazi flag hanging ominously at its highest floor.

    Monroe Price: A Book by Its Cover: Judging Holocaust Memoirs By Appearance Only

  • His father left school at 13 and worked in a tobacconist's in Chingford, and his mother at a draper's in Leyton.

    Derek Jacobi's King Lear: 'I've always felt slightly young for the role, but now I'm 72…'

  • Among his errands, he contrived to drop a message in a certain tobacconist's when he bought his own Cuban cigars.

    red dust

  • He had stopped by the tobacconist's early; on impulse, on the way back from the final errand of the day, he had the cabby stop there again.

    red dust

  • Some years previously, another of the great Victorian explorers, Dysentery Trailblazer, had managed to trace the source of the Digestive Biscuit back to an area just inside present-day Zimbabwe before he mysteriously disappeared into a tobacconist's shop at the edge of a small jungle clearing.

    The Great Age Of Exploration

  • However, Hepatitis vowed not only to find the source of the Digestive Biscuit, he also planned to discover what had actually happened to Trailblazer, but only if he could pick up Trailblazer's original route and - therefore - locate that actual tobacconist's shop.

    The Great Age Of Exploration

  • It's akin to a smoker losing the cigarette packet on which he has written the address of the tobacconist's.

    Impending heart attack

  • There they were, still in the cellophane wrappers in which they'd arrived at a tobacconist's two centuries earlier: three dozen cigars.

    The Life of the World to Come

  • He found Mrs. Clark in a boarding house in Risinghill Street, north of the Pentonville Road, just beyond a tobacconist's shop with a Highlander on the sign to denote to the illiterate what it was he sold.

    A Funeral In Blue


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