Part of speech: noun

An annual plant of the nightshade family; also its leaves prepared in various ways.

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Usage examples "tobacco":

  1. " Is it necessary," she asked, " that you should smoke tobacco during your working hours?" - "The House of Martha", Frank R. Stockton.
  2. It was the artisans' boat and the air was heavy with the smoke of pipe- tobacco. - "The Blood Red Dawn", Charles Caldwell Dobie.
  3. Michael Stein took a long pull at his pipe, and blew out a huge cloud of tobacco before he made any answer, and then he said: " M. Chapeau, I am sensible how great an honour you propose to do me and my poor daughter; but I am not a proud man, no one can say that Michael Stein was ever proud or ambitious; my only wish is to see my little girl married to a decent hard- working fellow, like her father." - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.