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ashtray

  • n  a receptacle for the ash from smokers' cigars or cigarettes

  • This is notably ironic, since the car's creator the smooth-talking Malcolm Bricklin didn't include an ashtray or lighter in the car, to discourage smoking.
  • And now the Navy's $620 ashtray.
  • Although Dwight Eisenhower quit his wartime four-pack-a-day habit before taking office, smoking in the residence was still common, with ashtrays on the tables at state dinners and .
News & Articles

  • The rock in her life gets his day
    I recall making my father an ashtray for Father's Day when I was in second grade.
    June 14, 2013 - Pocono Record
  • Nightmare on Elm Street
    On a windy, red-flag wildfire warning day, a swirling ember from a cigarette left in an ashtray set fire to a manufactured home on Elm Street in Payson.
    June 11, 2013 - Payson Roundup
Quotes

  • Don Rickles in FOXNews
    It's a mistake,Rickles said. "I've been in the business 55 years and the biggest award I got was an ashtray from the Friar's in New York."
  • Michael Bloomberg in Forbes
    Clearly, teens are getting the message: There's nothing cool about smelling like an ashtray, being hooked on nicotine or dying young,said Bloomberg, a former smoker.
  • Rihanna in Eurweb.com
    Rihanna tells Giant magazine: "I just knew that my mom and dad would always argue when there was a foil paper with an ashtray. He would just go into the bathroom all the time. I didn't know what it was. (But) he knew that to get closer to (his...

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