a twig, stick, or brush used to apply snuff on the teeth or gums.
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"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Also called snuff brush.
Origin of snuff stick
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
Words nearby snuff stick
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Example sentences from the Web for snuff stick
“Waal,” she remarked, removing her snuff-stick and expectorating into the fire.
She held her snuff-stick between her teeth and the child on her lap, with an easy professional air.