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Origin of caporal1
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Definition for caporal (2 of 2)
noun Southwestern U.S.
Origin of caporal2
Example sentences from the Web for caporal
A brown packet of caporal and a book of cigarette-papers—a cigarette rolled—how good it would be!
He entered the shop and emerged, not with caporal and cigarette-papers, but with the twelve Honduras stamps.
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