Rappee
Rappee Rap*pee" (r[a^]p*p[=e]"), n. [F. r[^a]p['e], fr. r[^a]per to grate, to rasp. See {Rasp}, v.] A pungent kind of snuff made from the darker and ranker kinds of tobacco leaves. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rappee — Rappee, geriebener Schnupftabak, aus Carotten u. abgerippten Blättern. Die vorzüglichsten Sorten sind: echter Macuba in Flaschen, Macubafaçon, Marokko, Marino, Pariser, Holländischer in Blei. Daher Rappeemühle (Rappeemaschine), so v.w.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rappee — Rappee, Schnupftabak, s. Rapee …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • rappee — [ra pē′] n. [Fr ( tabac) râpé, grated (tobacco), pp. of râper, to rasp, ult. < OHG raspon, to scrape together: see RASP] a strong snuff made from coarse, dark tobacco leaves …   English World dictionary

  • rappee — noun Etymology: French (tabac) râpé, literally, grated tobacco Date: circa 1740 a pungent snuff made from dark tobacco leaves …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rappee — /ra pee /, n. a strong snuff made from dark, rank tobacco leaves. [1730 40; < F râpé grated (ptp. of râper); see RAPE3] * * * …   Universalium

  • rappee — noun A dark, coarse, strongly flavored snuff …   Wiktionary

  • rappee — [ra pi:] noun a type of coarse snuff. Origin C18: from Fr. (tabac) râpé rasped (tobacco) …   English new terms dictionary

  • rappee — rap·pee …   English syllables

  • rappee — rap•pee [[t]ræˈpi[/t]] n. pha a strong snuff made from dark, rank tobacco leaves • Etymology: 1730–40; < F râpé grated (ptp. of râper); see rape III …   From formal English to slang

  • rappee — /ræˈpi/ (say ra pee) noun a strong snuff made by rasping the darker and ranker kinds of tobacco leaves. {French râpé grated, past participle of râper. See rape3, rasp} …   Australian English dictionary

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