A prevalent custom among the better classes is that of beginning meals with a selection of such viands as anchovies, smoked salmon or slices of meat, of which a number of small dishes are provided (smorgasbord).
A charred hole still smoked in the compound's wall.
They are made of bluish, "smoked," or almost black coloured glass, and are of very various shapes, according to the amount of obscuration necessary.
Tobacco, smoked in leaves or cane-pipes or taken as snuff, was in use, especially at feasts.
Large quantities are consumed fresh, but many are pickled or smoked and others prepared like anchovies.