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tobacco-stopper Line breaks: tobacco-stopper

Definition of tobacco-stopper in English:


An instrument for pressing down the tobacco in a pipe.
Example sentences
  • On the maternal side I inherit the loveliest silver-mounted tobacco-stopper you ever saw.
  • In the tobacco-stopper alone was anything like taste or fancy displayed.
  • Their only employment was quarrelling among each other, playing at cribbage, and cutting tobacco-stoppers.
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