Chain-smoke



to smoke continually, as by lighting one cigarette, cigar, etc., from the preceding one.
verb
to smoke (cigarettes, etc) continually, esp lighting one from the preceding one

verb

To smoke cigarette after cigarette, lighting the next one from the current one (1900s+)

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