snuff stick

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noun

a twig, stick, or brush used to apply snuff on the teeth or gums.

Nearby words

  1. snudge,
  2. snuff,
  3. snuff film,
  4. snuff movie,
  5. snuff out,
  6. snuff-box,
  7. snuff-dipping,
  8. snuffbox,
  9. snuffer,
  10. snuffle

Origin of snuff stick

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Also called snuff brush.

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