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cigarette end

the part of a cigarette that is held in the mouth and that remains unsmoked after it is finished
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  • Amarinth got up, dropping his cigarette end into his finger bowl.

    The Green Carnation Robert Smythe Hichens
  • He looked at his cigarette end and threw it into the fender.

    Kipps H. G. Wells
  • A man on the next bench threw down a cigarette end, and she pounced on it like a cat on a mouse.

    Through the Land of the Serb Mary Edith Durham
  • The Governor dropped his cigarette end into the dregs of his coffee.

    Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson
  • Gillier got up, throwing his cigarette end into the brass coffee tray.

    The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens
  • Alix leant forward and dropped her cigarette end into the fire.

  • Lannis leaned from his saddle and carefully dropped his cigarette end into a puddle of rain water.

    The Flaming Jewel Robert W. Chambers
  • In a little bronze ash-tray lay a cigarette end—yellow in colour.

  • The facts elicited, the boy is searched, the main contents of his pocket are a handful of coppers and a cigarette end.

    Scotland Yard George Dilnot
  • It was cigarette ash on the writing-table, and I found the cigarette end, you will remember.

    Christopher Quarles Percy James Brebner

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