- a long, thin, usually inexpensive cigar
- loosely any cigar
- a heavy, roughly made shoe or boot
Origin of stogiesaid to be so named because favored by drivers of Conestoga wagons
- A cheap cigar.
- A roughly made heavy shoe or boot.
Origin of stogieAfter Conestoga , a village of southeast Pennsylvania
Etymology 1: Named after the place of manufacture, Conestoga Township, Pennsylvania. Etymology 2: Short for Conestoga the type of wagon in which American settlers rode west in the 19th century. Evidently the wagon drivers were fond of one particular type of long, thin cigar, which came to be known as a "stogie," a slang term later applied to any cheap cigar.