coffin nail


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coffin nail

1. and coffin tack n. a cigarette. (Coffin nail is very old.) You still smoking them coffin nails? Every coffin tack you smoke takes a little off the end of your life.
2. n. a drink of liquor. How about another coffin nail?
See also: coffin, nail
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Made at a time when Guy Ritchie was still a fresh-faced young film-maker, it's stylish, brilliantly written, and tough as a coffin nail.
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We all know smoking is bad for you, but there are far more pressing matters to deal with in our violent towns and cities than a mere packet of 20 filter tipped coffin nails.