snuff

  1. finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose
  2. a charred candlewick
  3. sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose

Snuff

[tobacco] Snuff is a smokeless tobacco made from ground or pulverised tobacco leaves. It is insufflated (inhaled) or `snuffed` into the nasal cavity (into each nostril), delivering a swift `hit` of nicotine and a lasting flavoured scent (especially if flavouring has been blended with the tobacco). Traditionally it is sniffed or inhaled ligh...
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snuff

[adj] - snuff colored 2. [n] - the charred portion of a candlewick 3. [n] - a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time 4. [n] - finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose 5. [v] - sniff or smell inquiringly 6. [v] - inhale (something) audibly through the nose
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Snuff

Snuff: Tobacco in the form of a powder that is inhaled into the nose, not smoked. Snuff and chewing tobacco are the two main forms of smokeless tobacco in use in the United States. Cancers of the oral cavity (i.e., the mouth, lip, and tongue) have been associated with the use of chewing tobacco as well as snuff. Studies indicate that the tumors oft...
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Snuff

Snuff noun [ Confer German schnuppe candle snuff, schnuppen to snuff a candle (see Snuff , transitive verb , to snuff a candle), or confer Snub , transitive verb ] The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burnin...
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Snuff

Snuff transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Snuffed ; present participle & verbal noun Snuffing .] [ Middle English snuffen . See Snuff of a candle Snuff to sniff.] To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take ...
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Snuff

Snuff intransitive verb 1. To inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses. Dryden. 2. To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offense. « Do the enemies of the church rage and snuff ?»...
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snuff

1. To inhale forcibly through the nose. ... 2. Finely powdered tobacco used by inhalation through the nose or applied to the gums. ... 3. Any medicated powder applied by insufflation to the nasal mucous membrane. ... Origin: echoic ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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snuff

snuff-brown adjective snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown
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Snuff

• (v. t.) To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of. • (n.) Pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once. • (v. t.) The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not. • (v. i.) To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of...
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snuff

powdered preparation of tobacco used by inhalation or by dipping—that is, rubbing on the teeth and gums. Manufacture involves grinding the tobacco ... [3 related articles]
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snuff

snuff, preparation of pulverized tobacco used by sniffing it into the nostrils, chewing it, or placing it between the gums and the cheek. The blended tobacco from which it is made is often aged for two or three years, fermented at least twice, ground, and usually flavored and scented. In pre-Columbi...
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Snuff

Snuff is slang for to die.
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Snuff

Snuff is powdered tobacco which is then inhaled through the nostrils. It was popular during the 18th century. The art of taking snuff gracefully was one of the accomplishments indispensable to gentlemen.
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snuff

Type: Term Pronunciation: snŭf Definitions: 1. To inhale forcibly through the nose. 2. Finely powdered tobacco used by inhalation through the nose or applied to the gums. 3. Any medicated powder applied by insufflation to the nasal mucous membrane.
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snuff

Finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nostrils (or sometimes chewed or rubbed on the gums) as a stimulant or sedative. Snuff taking was common in 17th-century England and the Netherlands, and spread in the 18th century to other parts of Europe, but was largely superseded by cigarette smoking
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snuff

fine powdered tobacco that is inhaled through the nose. Gentlemen carried theirs in elegant snuff boxes, poorer users, like Frederick Dorrit, may carry a small amount twisted into a piece of whitey-brown paper. Inexperienced users always sneeze when taking snuff.
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