snuffer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

snuff +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

snuffer (plural snuffers)

  1. A device made to extinguish (snuff out) a candle (candlesnuffer).
    • Jonathan Swift
      If the burning snuff happens to get out of the snuffers, you have a chance that it may fall into a dish of soup.
  2. A person who uses snuff.
  3. The common porpoise.
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