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snuff stick

noun
1.
a twig, stick, or brush used to apply snuff on the teeth or gums.
Also called snuff brush.
Origin of snuff stick
1865-1870
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70
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  • I have never seen her without a snuff stick in her mouth except once and then she had a corn-cob pipe.

    The Carter Girls Nell Speed

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