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  • n. Plural form of tobacconist.

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Examples

  • The number of cigarette-smokers nowadays is legion; but to a very large number of "tobacconists" (in the old sense of the word) a pipe remains the most satisfactory of "smokes."

    The Social History of Smoking

  • The satirical Dekker might class "tobacconists" with "feather-makers, cobweb-lawne-weavers, perfumers, young country gentlemen and fools," but he bears invaluable witness to the devotion of the fashionable men of the day to the "costlye and gentleman-like Smoak."

    The Social History of Smoking

  • This can only mean that there were at least 220 members actually present in the House when it rose, not counting the "tobacconists" or smokers, who were enjoying their pipes, not in the Chamber itself, but in some conveniently adjoining place, which may have been a room for the purpose, or may simply have been the lobby referred to above in the extract from

    The Social History of Smoking

  • The greatest of clerical "tobacconists" of late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century date was the once famous Dr. Parr.

    The Social History of Smoking

  • But other people also take out licences, such as tobacconists, pawnbrokers, grocers, and wine sellers, yet when these traders are disturbed or disestablished, compensation is never suggested.

    A Tale of One City: the New Birmingham Papers Reprinted from the "Midland Counties Herald"

  • The ranks of "tobacconists" went from 48 to 27, and the number of brewery workers dropped from 28 to 18.

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  • "tobacconists," as smokers were then called, to discuss the merits of their respective pipes, and of the various kinds of tobacco -- "whether your Cane or your Pudding be sweetest."

    The Social History of Smoking

  • The Pipes: While now the manufacturing and industrial area in which Fairgeth’s water treatment plants reside, the Pipes got their name in the 19th century for the opium dens and tobacconists among the Oriental and Dutch settlers prevalent in this area.

    The Codex Continual. Official Website of Steven E. Schend

  • Some other tobacconists are showing strength in the past year as well, including Reynolds American

    Altria's Sales Come Up Short As Cigs Get Expensive

  • In 2008, in-store cigar dinners were popular, as tobacconists sought to bring customers into the stores for special occasions to stimulate spending.

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