coffin nail


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coffin nail

n. Slang
A cigarette.

coffin nail

n
(Recreational Drugs) a slang term for cigarette

cof′fin nail`


n.
Slang.
a cigarette.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coffin nail - finely ground tobacco wrapped in papercoffin nail - finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
cigarette butt - small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking
cubeb cigarette, cubeb - a cigarette containing cubeb
filter-tipped cigarette - a cigarette with a filter tip
marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, joint, stick - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
roll of tobacco, smoke - tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
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By six o'clock the task was done the coffin nailed down, and Adam and Seth were on their way home.
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Henry story used a common slang phrase: "Say, sport, have you got a coffin nail on you?" In 1604, EnglandEs King James I called smoking "harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs."
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Made when director Guy Ritchie could do no wrong, it's stylish, brilliantly written, and tough as a coffin nail. Exquisitely shot and blending emotional drama with razor-sharp wit, it's a modern classic.
THE SURGEON GENERAL'S declaration that cigarette smoking was "hazardous" first appeared on the sides of packs in 1966, a year or so before I lit my first coffin nail, circa age thirteen.
AP is as hard as a coffin nail, with the sort of single-minded mentality about winning that lifts any sportsman above all others in their chosen field.
With profit margins plummeting closer to zero, 10% Retainage can be a coffin nail. The decision between lower Retainage and construction team failure is a no-brainer."
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