a variety of tobacco.
Other definitions for caporal (2 of 2)
an overseer, especially of a cattle ranch.
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How to use caporal in a sentence
A brown packet of caporal and a book of cigarette-papers—a cigarette rolled—how good it would be!The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
He entered the shop and emerged, not with caporal and cigarette-papers, but with the twelve Honduras stamps.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
He produced a short briar-root pipe, and stuffed it with the last shreds of French caporal tobacco that remained in his pouch.In Friendship's Guise | Wm. Murray Graydon
Two others,—one an extremely small animal, called the “petit caporal,”—were favoured with places in the interior.Dog Breaking | William Nelson Hutchinson
He took up his porcelain pipe and filled it from the blue packet of caporal that lay on the table with the oilskin cover.The Belovd Vagabond | William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for caporal
a strong coarse dark tobacco
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