- a twig, stick, or brush used to apply snuff on the teeth or gums.
Origin of snuff stick
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
Also called snuff brush.
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Examples from the Web for snuff stick
Historical Examples of snuff stick
She held her snuff-stick between her teeth and the child on her lap, with an easy professional air.
“Waal,” she remarked, removing her snuff-stick and expectorating into the fire.