cigar


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cigar

a cylindrical roll of cured tobacco leaves, for smoking

What does it mean when you dream about a cigar?

A psychoanalytic symbol for the male organ, though when Freud was once asked about his cigar, he famously responded that “sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.” Smokers tend to associate anxiety and/or relaxation with cigarettes.

References in classic literature ?
Down went the highest pair of heels, up rose the smokiest gentleman, and carefully cherishing his cigar between his fingers, he advanced with a nod and a countenance expressive of nothing but sleep.
The writer had cigars lying about and the car- penter smoked.
I left the window-seat -- I rushed into the morning-room -- I smelled cigars -- I followed the smell -- and here I am.
I thought he was gone, when he came back, calling for a light for the cigar in his mouth, which he had forgotten.
As soon as this horrible intelligence was communicated, the stranger betook himself to his journey again, with more speed than ever, not even turning his head when Dominicus invited him to smoke a Spanish cigar and relate all the particulars.
He took the cigar from his mouth, and delicately shook off the ash, while he considered.
I watched the glowing end of his cigar wax and wane in the gloom, as the sentences rose and fell, till I was nearly asleep.
He looked particularly at me, as if it struck him that I should be better for a dose, so that I bowed to him and left him with the women, going down to smoke a cigar in the garden.
Is a tall man, left-handed, limps with the right leg, wears thick-soled shooting-boots and a grey cloak, smokes Indian cigars, uses a cigar-holder, and carries a blunt pen-knife in his pocket.
Such was the famous Lord John Roxton as he sat opposite to me, biting hard upon his cigar and watching me steadily in a long and embarrassing silence.
Holmes opened it and smelled the single cigar which it contained.
The whisky, of course, was the choice brand of The Champion Arms; the cigar he had probably brought with him from London.