The Snuff Tobacco Reference

Snuff Pen

A snuff pen is a specialised utensil made of a quill that is used to convey snuff tobacco as to facilitate snuff taking, which functions identically to a snuff spoon. The snuff pen was utilised particularly within the Gaelic tobacco cultures. Compare Snuff Spoon.


  1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language. John Jamieson. Pen. New Edition; Volume 3; Page 468. 1880. Digitised version
  2. The English Dialect Dictionary. Joseph Wright. Snuff. Volume 5; Page 598. 1904. Digitised version
  3. Familiar Letters. James Howell to Henry Hopkins on 1646-01-01. Volume 3; Pages 10–12. 1655.