A tobacconist is an expert dealer in tobacco and the related accoutrements.Tobacco accoutrements include pipes,
pipe holders, pipe lighters, pipe reamers, pipe cleaners, pipe tampers, pipe pokers, pipe ashtrays, cigar bits, cigar cutters, cigar lighters, cigar holders, cigar cases, cigar ashtrays, cigar savors, humidification/humidifiers, humidors, hygrometers, cigarette holders, cigarette snuffers, matches, air ventilation and filtration, and more. A tobacconist is someone licensed to sell tobaccoin various forms as well as smoking supplies. A tobacconist may sell pipes, pipe-cleaning kits, cigars, etc.
Uses in art
The Tobacconist, Victorian Walk is a featured exhibit at the
Museum of London. It showcases shops in an effort to recreate the late 19th century.
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tobacconist — UK [təˈbækənɪst] / US or tobacconist s UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tobacconist : singular tobacconist plural tobacconists a shop that sells tobacco, cigarettes etc … English dictionary
tobacconist's — tobacconist UK [təˈbækənɪst] / US or tobacconist s UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tobacconist : singular tobacconist plural tobacconists a shop that sells tobacco, cigarettes etc … English dictionary
tobacconist's — tobacconist’s variant UK US Main entry: tobacconist … Useful english dictionary
Tobacconist — To*bac co*nist, n. 1. A dealer in tobacco; also, a manufacturer of tobacco. [1913 Webster] 2. A smoker of tobacco. [Obs.] Sylvester. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
tobacconist — (n.) dealer in tobacco, 1650s, from TOBACCO (Cf. tobacco) (q.v.); earlier meaning was person addicted to tobacco (1590s) … Etymology dictionary
tobacconist — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a shopkeeper who sells cigarettes and tobacco … English terms dictionary
tobacconist — [tə bak′ə nist] n. [ TOBACCO + n + IST1: orig. applied to a user of tobacco] Chiefly Brit. a dealer in tobacco and other smoking supplies … English World dictionary
tobacconist — [[t]təbæ̱kənɪst[/t]] tobacconists 1) N COUNT A tobacconist is a shopkeeper who sells things such as tobacco, cigarettes, and cigars. 2) N COUNT: oft the N A tobacconist or a tobacconist s is a shop that sells things such as tobacco, cigarettes,… … English dictionary
tobacconist — to|bac|co|nist [təˈbækənıst] n 1.) someone who has a shop that sells tobacco, cigarettes etc 2.) tobacconist s BrE a shop that sells tobacco, cigarettes etc … Dictionary of contemporary English
tobacconist — noun (C) BrE 1 someone who has a shop that sells tobacco, cigarettes etc 2 tobacconist s a shop that sells tobacco, cigarettes etc … Longman dictionary of contemporary English