Tabagie (room)

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Smokers in an Interior (La tabagie, dit aussi Le corps de garde), 1643

A tabagie is a room designated for smoking tobacco and socializing.

In every Palace was a Tabagie, a high large room with a dozen contented saturnine figures round a large long table, a long Dutch pipe in the mouth of each.[1]

In modern Quebec French, tabagie refers to a tobacco shop, which in Parisian French is called a bureau de tabac.[2]

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  1. ^ Guide To Carlyle. Ardent Media. pp. 184–. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Dodi-Katrin Schmidt; Michelle M. Williams; Dominique Wenzel (1 June 2011). French For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 186–. ISBN 978-1-118-05350-8. Retrieved 7 July 2013.