- a retail store specializing in tobacco products, as cigars and cigarettes.
Origin of cigar store
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for cigar store
He is keeping a cigar-store in South Apia and is doing tolerably well.The Cassowary
He comes to the cigar-store door, and there steps in to watch.
Just before he reached the office Henry met John Richmond, and together they stepped into a cigar-store.The Colossus
Now I wish you to stop at a cigar-store, and buy a stamp for my letter to your Aunt Isabella, and then we will drive on.Our Little Spanish Cousin
Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
Well, it is better to try it and fail than to stand there like a cigar-store Indian and offer fool suggestions!Mr. Hawkins' Humorous Adventures