He is clad in a light-gray suit of tweed, and has in his mouth a meerschaum pipe of the very latest design.
The little fat host moved the hand that held the meerschaum.
For I have no doubt that the missing bicycle will be found installed beside the meerschaum pipe in Simon Rabofsky's back room.
He blinked twice, and put the meerschaum back between his lips.
He is smoking a meerschaum pipe, which at short intervals he removes from his mouth to give place to the drinking glass.
The meerschaum is good for flowers, I fancy, so have no scruple.
"It is all better as it is," growled out an old captain, between the puffs of his meerschaum.
Then he leaned back determinedly and lighted his meerschaum.
Captain Becker removed his meerschaum from his lips, and shook himself in his chair until his sword clanked on the floor.
A meerschaum or a wooden pipe is then allowable, but never a clay or a dudeen.
type of soft white clay, 1784; from 1789 as "tobacco pipe with a bowl made of meerschaum clay," from German Meerschaum, literally "sea-foam," so called from its frothy appearance; from Old High German mari "sea" (see mere (n.)) + scum "scum" (see skim (v.)). A loan-translation of Latin spuma maris, itself said to be a loan translation of Greek halos akhne, from Persian kaf-i-darya.