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British Dictionary definitions for cigarette paper

cigarette paper

noun
  1. a piece of thin paper rolled around tobacco to form a cigarette
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Examples from the Web for cigarette paper

Historical Examples

  • It was in Arabic on a small piece of cigarette-paper which might be easily swallowed should the messenger be captured.

    The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson for Boys and Girls

    Jacqueline M. Overton

  • A countryman joined us for a short distance, to whom Omar gave a cigarette-paper and a pinch of tobacco.

  • Stratton shook some tobacco into a cigarette-paper and jerked the draw-string with his teeth.

    Shoe-Bar Stratton

    Joseph Bushnell Ames

  • The damned funnel's so low we can't get draught to burn a cigarette-paper; and these new pumps they've given her!

    Merchantmen-at-Arms

    David W. Bone

  • And while he knows the danger of delay, he consented as readily as any of us would if asked for a cigarette-paper.

    The Outlet

    Andy Adams