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cigar store

a retail store specializing in tobacco products, as cigars and cigarettes.
Origin of cigar store
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When they looked into the cigar store Hatch and his companions had disappeared.

    Frank Merriwell's Pursuit Burt L. Standish
  • Sebastian fixed himself firmly in his clerkship in the cigar store.

    Jennie Gerhardt Theodore Dreiser
  • Telephone to Bentons cigar store and theyll give me the call.

    Full-Back Foster

    Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Next he tries for a cigar in a cigar store, and then for a cigar in a saloon.

  • Mr. Dixon dove into a cigar store, and emerged with one in his mouth.

    Herbert Carter's Legacy Horatio Alger
  • He crossed the snow and pressed open the door to a cigar store.

    Whispering Wires

    Henry Leverage
  • It has no movie theatre, no news-stand, no cigar store, no village atheist.


    Christopher Morley
  • The professor, after getting into the barber shop and the cigar store, finally found his way into the reading room.

  • She was an orphan of seventeen, and kept a cigar store, which her beauty and grace made very popular with the young men of Havana.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 2 Willis Fletcher Johnson

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