They saw him in his 30s, sporting a huge Afro and smoking a big cigar on The Dick Cavett Show.
The white big shots circle them, standing in tuxedoes, wolfing down buffet food, drinking liquor, smoking black cigars.
John Boehner and Harry Reid on government shutdown: “We were drunk and smoking crack.”
Their website seems almost exclusively involved with smoking out products and manufacturers that use aborted fetal cell lines.
The 20th century added vaccination, refrigeration, smoking cessation, and antibiotics.
(in English idiom, 'smoking tobacco') was the unhesitating answer.
He was smoking his big briar and drinking a huge glass of brown beer.
After a half hour of smoking and ruminating, I came to a conclusion.
Kua-ko was lying in his hammock, smoking, I think—certainly not reading.
For at least a half hour he stood there, the wind in his face, smoking steadily.
late Old English smoca (rare) "fumes and volatile material given off by burning substances," related to smeocan "give off smoke," from Proto-Germanic *smuk- (cf. Middle Dutch smooc, Dutch smook, Middle High German smouch, German Schmauch), from PIE root *smeug- "to smoke; smoke" (cf. Armenian mux "smoke," Greek smykhein "to burn with smoldering flame," Old Irish much, Welsh mwg "smoke").
The more usual noun was Old English smec, which became dialectal smeech. Abusive meaning "black person" attested from 1913, American English. Smoke-eater "firefighter" is c.1930. Figurative phrase go up in smoke "be destroyed" (as if by fire) is from 1933. Smoke alarm first attested 1936; smoke-detector from 1957.
"cigarette," slang, 1882, from smoke (n.1). Also "opium" (1884). Meaning "a spell of smoking tobacco" is recorded from 1835.
Old English smocian "to produce smoke, emit smoke," especially as a result of burning, from smoke (n.1). Meaning "to drive out or away or into the open by means of smoke" is attested from 1590s. Meaning "to apply smoke to, to cure (bacon, fish, etc.) by exposure to smoke" is first attested 1590s. In connection with tobacco, "draw fumes from burning into the mouth," first recorded 1604 in James I's "Counterblast to Tobacco." Related: Smoked; smoking. Smoking gun in figurative sense of "incontestable evidence" is from 1974.
A police officer, esp a state highway patrol officer: Keep Don advised for the location of ''Smokies''
[1970s+ Citizens band & truckers; fr the fact that many state highway patrol police wear a broad-brimmed ranger's hat like that worn by the US Forest Service's ursine symbol]
A computer ''emoticon''(:-), used to express happiness or approval: messages studded with smiley faces (1990s+ Computer)