a strong snuff made from dark, rank tobacco leaves.
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How to use rappee in a sentence
He finished and took his snuff with zest, seeing that it was still rappee, and handed me the box with great composure.The Yeoman Adventurer | George W. Gough
Likewise, I came to carry a snuff-box, and to consume in secret huge quantities of rappee.The Fitz-Boodle Papers | William Makepeace Thackeray
Like other great men, this Pasha makes a great consumption of rappee, and empties nearly a box a-day.
Pray, Sir' (to Mr. Armstrong), 'do me the honour to try this snuff, 'tis real French rappee.The House by the Church-Yard | J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Dr. Deane took a small pinch of rappee, and then touched his nose lightly with his lavendered handkerchief.The Story Of Kennett | Bayard Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for rappee
a moist English snuff of the 18th and 19th centuries
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