Part of speech: noun

A manufacturer or seller of tobacco.

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Usage examples "tobacconist":

  1. Six hours after my subsequent arrest in Glasgow, Scotland Yard detectives sought the tobacconist but found him not; nor did they find Noens. - "The Secrets of the German War Office", Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves.
  2. Moreover, the tobacconist- Mr. Jacquetot himself- is always at his post, on the high chair behind the counter, near the window, where he can see into the street. - "The Slave Of The Lamp", Henry Seton Merriman.
  3. " Not yet arrived, sir," said the tobacconist, and then he seemed to recollect himself, for he repeated: " Not yet arrived," without the respectful addition which had slipped out by accident. - "The Slave Of The Lamp", Henry Seton Merriman.