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Tobacco, marijuana, or other substances, in a thin roll wrapped with paper, intended to be smoked.
Borrowing from French cigarette, from cigare, from Spanish cigarro + diminutive suffix -ette
French diminutive of cigare cigar from Spanish cigarro cigar
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
He rolled a cigarette as he spoke.
She finished the cigarette and lit another.
Placing a cigarette in the corner of his mouth, his long fingers then searched the pockets of his brown tweed jacket and finally emerged with a match.
The peek hole revealed Allen standing on the porch, a cigarette hanging from his lips.
It owes its prosperity to its manufacture of linen, woolen goods and paper, especially cigarette paper.
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