What does the word tobacco mean?

Usage examples for tobacco

  1. " Is it necessary," she asked, " that you should smoke tobacco during your working hours?" – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  2. It was the artisans' boat and the air was heavy with the smoke of pipe- tobacco. – The Blood Red Dawn by 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 by Anthony Trollope