Translation of snuff - Dictionary : English-Cherokee


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Verb conjugation Top


I snuff
you snuff
he/she/it snuffs
we snuff
you snuff
they snuff

Simple past

I snuffed
you snuffed
he/she/it snuffed
we snuffed
you snuffed
they snuffed

Present perfect

I have snuffed
you have snuffed
he/she/it has snuffed
we have snuffed
you have snuffed
they have snuffed

Past continuous

I was snuffing
you were snuffing
he/she/it was snuffing
we were snuffing
you were snuffing
they were snuffing


I shall snuff
you will snuff
he/she/it will snuff
we shall snuff
you will snuff
they will snuff

Continuous present

I am snuffing
you are snuffing
he/she/it is snuffing
we are snuffing
you are snuffing
they are snuffing


I be snuffed
you be snuffed
he/she/it be snuffed
we be snuffed
you be snuffed
they be snuffed
Definition Top
  1. snuffs: act of inhaling, breathing in; sound made when breathing in; powdered tobacco that is inhaled through the nose; burnt end of a candle wick
  2. snuffs, snuffed, snuffing: inhale, breathe in through the nose; sniff, smell; examine by smelling (as of animals); inhale snuff; destroy; extinguish; cut off the burned end of a candle wick
  3. powdered preparation of tobacco used by inhalation or by dippingthat is, rubbing on the teeth and gums. Manufacture involves grinding the tobacco and subjecting it to repeated fermentations. Snuffs may be scented with attar of roses, lavender, cloves, jasmine, etc. The practice of inhaling snuff became popular in England around the 17th century; during the 18th century it was widespread throughout the world. At first, each quantity was freshly grated. Rappee (French rp, grated) is the name later given to a coarse, pungent snuff made from dark tobacco. Snuff takers carried graters with them; early 18th-century graters made of ivory and other materials still exist, as do elaborate snuffboxes.