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  • adj. not provided with a special tip


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  • The world knew Len Hutton advertised both the downmarket Black Cat cork tipped and Phillips's "Special Sport" tipped, but now we noticed, detached in sole private conflab with one friend, the pale maestro was chainsmoking upmarket John Player untipped.

    Cricket & Tobacco: A Match Made on a True Pitch

  • Putting untipped cigarettes into one of my collection of empties, (Gold Flake or Capstan Full Strength favoured) driving at night to an isolated country church and exhaling blue smoke out amongst the branches of a graveyard yew.

    Lighting-up Time

  • Years of smoking untipped Players had narrowed his arteries to wormholes and one night, after he had gone to bed, his heart contorted and twisted in furious attempts to expel a treacherous blood clot.

    Fathers & Sons

  • Like so many others in those days, he smoked untipped cigarettes, unaware of the damage it was doing to him.


  • She was furious at the woman for her preposterous statement, equally furious at Dick for having brought them here, for having become fuddled, for having untipped the capped barbs of his irony, for having come off humiliated — she was a little more annoyed because she knew that her taking possession of Tommy Barban on their arrival had first irritated the Englishwoman.

    Tender is the Night

  • Martin lit one of his untipped cigarettes and said abruptly, 'I want you back in the office next week.'

    A Place of Execution

  • As John Updike explained, in his famous account of that Homeric homer and untipped cap, "Gods don't answer fan mail."

    The Case for the Kid

  • Working from experience, they neatly circumvented a bowl of sornething very nasty that had been sitting there since Michaelmas, and eventually happened upon a half-empty pack of untipped Gauloises and a box of matches.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • A heart-thudding pause while the superintendent seemed to be rehearsing what he was going to say, then he produced a packet of untipped Senior Service from his pocket.

    Frost at Christmas

  • The flap of skin which is torn off you lip when trying to smake an untipped cigarette.

    The Meaning of Liff


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