Maccoboy
Maccaboy Mac"ca*boy, Maccoboy Mac"co*boy, n. [From a district in the Island of Martinique where it is made: cf. F. macouba.] A kind of snuff. [1913 Webster]

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  • Maccaboy — Mac ca*boy, Maccoboy Mac co*boy, n. [From a district in the Island of Martinique where it is made: cf. F. macouba.] A kind of snuff. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maccaboy — /mak euh boy /, n. a kind of snuff, usually rose scented. Also, maccoboy. [1730 40; earlier macabao, macauba, mac(c)ouba < F macouba a kind of aromatic tobacco; special use of Macouba place in northern Martinique, where made] * * * …   Universalium

  • maccaboy — /ˈmækəbɔɪ/ (say makuhboy) noun a kind of snuff, usually rose scented. Also, maccoboy. {from Macouba, name of district in Martinique, an island in the eastern West Indies} …   Australian English dictionary

  • maccaboy — [mak′ə boi΄] n. [Fr macouba, after Macouba, district in Martinique where made] a kind of snuff, usually rose scented: also sp. maccoboy …   English World dictionary

  • macabaa — macabaa, bao variants of maccoboy …   Useful english dictionary

  • mackabaw — variant of maccoboy …   Useful english dictionary

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