baccy

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Etymology[edit]

From tobacco by shortening

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Noun[edit]

baccy ‎(usually uncountable, plural baccies)

  1. (slang) Tobacco.
    • 1882, Chums, a tale of the queen's navy (volume 1, page 200)
      To the "Nut" then, with its dirty little smoking-room, clouded with fumes arising from baccies of every description; curling upwards from the short black Irish clay bowl, full of strong ship's baccy, as well as from the best of Havannahs []
    • 1956, C. S. Lewis, The Last Battle, Collins, 1998, Chapter 13,
      "I'll prove I can see you. You've got a pipe in your mouth." ¶ "Anyone that knows the smell of baccy could tell that," said Diggle.

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Pitcairn-Norfolk[edit]

Noun[edit]

baccy

  1. tobacco

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