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Definition of Tobacco

Tobacco

  1. An American plant (Nicotiana Tabacum) of the Nightshade family, much used for smoking and chewing, and as snuff. As a medicine, it is narcotic, emetic, and cathartic. Tobacco has a strong, peculiar smell, and an acrid taste.
  2. The leaves of the plant prepared for smoking, chewing, etc., by being dried, cured, and manufactured in various ways.

Tobacco Quotations

I have been up to see the Congress and they do not seem to be able to do anything except to eat peanuts and chew tobacco, while my army is starving.
Robert E. Lee

Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations - wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.
Edmund Burke

We had a great many horses, of which we gave Lewis and Clark what they needed, and they gave us guns and tobacco in return.
Chief Joseph

There's nothing quite like tobacco: it's the passion of decent folk, and whoever lives without tobacco doesn't deserve to live.
Moliere

I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco.
Babe Ruth
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Tobacco Translations

tobacco in Afrikaans is tabak, twak
tobacco in Dutch is tabak
tobacco in Finnish is tupakka
tobacco in French is tabac, perlot
tobacco in German is Tabak
tobacco in Italian is tabacco
tobacco in Norwegian is tobakk
tobacco in Portuguese is tabaco
tobacco in Spanish is tabaco
tobacco in Swedish is tobak

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