coffin nail

coffin nail

noun Slang.
a cigarette.

Origin:
1885–90

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coffin nail
 
n
a slang term for cigarette

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coffin nail definition


  1. n.
    and coffin tack. a cigarette. (Coffin nail is very old.) : You still smoking them coffin nails? , Every coffin tack you smoke takes a little off the end of your life.
  2. n.
    a drink of liquor. : How about another coffin nail?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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