snuff englannista suomeksi
1896, ''Universal Dictionary of the English Language'':
- Dry snuffs are often adulterated with quicklime, and moist snuffs, as rappee, with ammonia, hellebore, pearl-ash, etc.
1937, (w), ''(w)'', University of Illinois Press, 1978, Chapter 5, p. 76,https://archive.org/details/theireyeswerewat00hur_a4l
- (..) most of the women dipped snuff and of course had a spit-cup in the house.
To inhale through the nose.
- He snuffs the wind, his heels the sand excite.
(RQ:Burger Scott Chase)
(RQ:Orwell Animal Farm)
- Napoleon paced to and fro in silence, occasionally snuffing at the ground.
To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offence.
January 29, 1625, (w), ''Public thanksgiving for the wonderful mitigation of the late morality''
- Do the enemies of the church rage and snuff?
(RQ:Swift Directions to Servant)
- If the burning snuff happens to get out of the snuffers, you have a chance that it may fall into a dish of soup.
Leavings in a glass after drinking; heeltaps.
A form of pornographic film which involves someone actually being murdered.
To trim the burnt part of a candle wick.
(RQ:Austen Northanger Abbey)