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tobacco pipe

Queen's Tobacco-pipe

The Queen's Tobacco-pipe once was the common name of the furnace in the north-east corner of the tobacco warehouses in the docks of London. It got its name for the burning of all sorts of contraband, especially tobacco and cigars.

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