Origin of cheroot
Examples from the Web for cheroot
The third cheroot brought Jack and his suite within sight of Hanby House.Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour|R. S. Surtees
The darkness was redolent of strong tobacco-smoke, the smoke of a cheroot.The Sins of Sverac Bablon|Sax Rohmer
From the house of suspicious appearance Mr. Jay betook himself to a cigar-divan, and read the magazines over a cheroot.
Heyst did really light a cheroot before going out again on the veranda.Victory|Joseph Conrad
Then he tore off the slip of paper, crumpled it and held a corner to his cheroot.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey
British Dictionary definitions for cheroot
Word Origin for cheroot
Word Origin and History for cheroot
late 17c., probably from Portuguese charuto "cigar," from Tamil curuttu "roll" (of tobacco), from curul "to roll." Originally a cigar from southern India; later a cigar of a certain shape.