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cigarette holder

noun
1.
a mouthpiece of plastic, ivory, etc., for holding a cigarette while it is being smoked.
Origin of cigarette holder
1920-1925
1920-25
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Examples from the Web for cigarette holder
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  • That must be a clinic for which he is drawing those intricate sketches with his cigarette holder on the marble table top.

    In the Track of the Trades Lewis R. Freeman
  • I think there is more romance in your cigarette holder than in the whole of you!

    The Making of a Prig Evelyn Sharp
  • "Couldn't possibly," he said, waving them aside with his cigarette holder.

  • He put his cigarette holder back in his mouth, gripped it firmly between his teeth, and turned again to his paper.

    The Heart of Rachael Kathleen Norris
British Dictionary definitions for cigarette holder

cigarette holder

noun
1.
a mouthpiece of wood, ivory, etc, used for holding a cigarette while it is smoked
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