coffin\ nail

noun slang
A cigarette.

"I stopped smoking," Algernon said. "In fact, I haven't had a coffin nail in well over a year."

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • coffin nail — ☆ coffin nail n. [Old Slang] a cigarette …   English World dictionary

  • coffin nail — 1. AND coffin tack n. a cigarette. (Old.) □ No more coffin nails for me. □ Every coffin tack you smoke takes a little off the end of your life. 2. n. a drink of liquor. □ How about another coffin nail? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • coffin nail — {n.}, {slang} A cigarette. * / I stopped smoking, Algernon said. In fact, I haven t had a coffin nail in well over a year. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • coffin-nail —  1. Cigarette.  2. Another nail in one s coffin Yet another error …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • coffin nail — cof′fin nail n. Slang. sts a cigarette • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • coffin nail — noun Date: 1888 slang cigarette …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coffin nail — Slang. a cigarette. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • coffin nail — noun cigarette Syn: cancer stick …   Wiktionary

  • Coffin nail — cigarette …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • coffin nail — Australian Slang cigarette …   English dialects glossary

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