He had been a smoker like the rest of the crew, but he gave up “baccy.”
He stood there by the railin's a shavin' up a plug o' baccy to put in his pipe.
"The notions come and go, my children—they come and go like our 'baccy," he answered, filling his pipe.
There's many a swell bloke 'ud give 'arf a dollar for that to put 'is baccy in.
Father gets up at once, and looks steady at the rest of 'em, takes his pipe out of his mouth, and shakes the baccy out.
"If it's anything about baccy pouches——" began the young man ungratefully.
Reas'nable deal o' tea an' 'baccy, though, for you to seal—shipped for same place.
About a week ago I went into your studio to get some 'baccy and found it.'
It was said of him that he always had handy "a bit o' baccy for the old men, and a screw o' tea for the old women."
"I'm oot o' baccy," he said, again peering over the wind-screen.