Older Use. tobacco.
He had been a smoker like the rest of the crew, but he gave up “baccy.”
The Lively Poll R.M. Ballantyne
He stood there by the railin’s a shavin’ up a plug o’ baccy to put in his pipe.
Oldtown Fireside Stories Harriet Beecher Stowe
“The notions come and go, my children—they come and go like our ‘baccy,” he answered, filling his pipe.
The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition Rudyard Kipling
There’s many a swell bloke ‘ud give ‘arf a dollar for that to put ‘is baccy in.
Harding’s luck E. [Edith] Nesbit
Father gets up at once, and looks steady at the rest of ’em, takes his pipe out of his mouth, and shakes the baccy out.
Robbery Under Arms Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
“If it’s anything about baccy pouches——” began the young man ungratefully.
More Cargoes W. W. Jacobs
Reas’nable deal o’ tea an’ ‘baccy, though, for you to seal—shipped for same place.
The Astonishing History of Troy Town Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
About a week ago I went into your studio to get some ‘baccy and found it.’
The Light That Failed Rudyard Kipling
It was said of him that he always had handy “a bit o’ baccy for the old men, and a screw o’ tea for the old women.”
The Life of Gordon, Volume I Demetrius Charles Boulger
“I’m oot o’ baccy,” he said, again peering over the wind-screen.
Captain Calamity Rolf Bennett
(Brit) an informal name for tobacco
bearing or producing berries. Historical Examples bacciferous (bak-sif′ėr-us), bearing berries; Bac′ciform, of the shape of a berry; Bacciv′orous, living on berries. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various adjective bearing berries
adjective (botany) shaped like a berry bacciform bac·ci·form (bāk’sə-fôrm’) adj. Having a shape or form resembling that of a berry.
Fra [frah;; Italian frah] /frɑ;; Italian frɑ/ (Show IPA), (Baccio della Porta) 1475–1517, Italian painter. Historical Examples Bartolommeo showed beautiful invention in masquerades, and was a rare master in making scenic settings for comedies. Lives of the most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects Giorgio Vasari I do not agree with Vischer in seeing the hand […]
feeding on berries. adjective feeding on berries