snuff

Part of speech: verb

To inhale; smell; sniff; take snuff.

Part of speech: noun

An act of snuffing; sniff; perception by smelling.

Part of speech: noun

Pulverized tobaco to be inhald into the nostrils.

Part of speech: verb

To crop the snuff from.

Part of speech: noun

The charred portion of a wick.

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Usage examples "snuff":

  1. In the course of this nine and an half hours he made up his mind to take no more snuff. - "An Essay on the Influence of Tobacco upon Life and Health", R. D. Mussey.
  2. Brother Copas eyed her and took snuff. - "Brother Copas", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  3. " The Cardinal's snuff- box," he exclaimed, picking it up. - "The Cardinal's Snuff-Box", Henry Harland.