coffin nail

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coffin nail

n. Slang
A cigarette.
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coffin nail

n
(Recreational Drugs) a slang term for cigarette
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cof′fin nail`


n.
Slang.
a cigarette.
[1885–90]
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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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