baccy

[ bak-ee ]
/ ˈbæk i /

noun, plural bac·cies.

Older Use. tobacco.

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Origin of baccy

First recorded in 1825–35; by aphesis and alteration of final schwa to folk regional -y
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British Dictionary definitions for baccy

baccy
/ (ˈbækɪ) /

noun

British an informal name for tobacco
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