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cigarette holder

a mouthpiece of plastic, ivory, etc., for holding a cigarette while it is being smoked.
Origin of cigarette holder
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • M. Claretie presents a cigarette-holder and feels a hand which tries to seize it, but he resists and will not let it go.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces Camille Flammarion
  • That cigarette-holder is very pretty: what does it represent?

    Maximina Armando Palacio Valds
  • "Maybe there are burglars," Blount said, pointing with his cigarette-holder to Harrington's threatened king.

    Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  • It was now that I had the happy thought of bringing a cigarette-holder to my assistance.

    My Lady Nicotine J. M. Barrie
  • He wore a very handsome silver chain round his neck, and that and the cigarette-holder attracted my attention.

    Through the Land of the Serb Mary Edith Durham
  • But of course one cannot make a pipe-stem out of a cigarette-holder all at once.

    My Lady Nicotine J. M. Barrie
  • He took out of his flannel coat his cigarette-holder, but she told him to dress.

    The Red Lily, Complete Anatole France
  • As he did, he must have recognized Rand; he shifted the cigarette-holder to his left hand and extended his right.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • My cigarette-holder was grasped by a very strong hand, which wrenched the object from me with a good deal of energy.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces Camille Flammarion
British Dictionary definitions for cigarette-holder

cigarette holder

a mouthpiece of wood, ivory, etc, used for holding a cigarette while it is smoked
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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