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Nicʹotine (3 syl.)

is so named from Jean Nicot, Lord of Villemain, who purchased some tobacco at Lisbon in 1560, introduced it into France, and had the honour of fixing his name on the plant. Our word tobacco is from the Indian tabaco (the tube used by the Indians for inhaling the smoke).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Nickel Silver
Nicker
Nickleby (Mrs.)
Nickname
Nicknames
Nickneven
Nicodemused into Nothing
Nicolaitans
Nicolas
Nicor (A)
Nicotine
Nidhögg
Niece
Nifiheim
Night
Nightcap (A)
Nightingale
Nightmare (A)
Nihilists
Nihilo
Nil Admirari

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