Page 210. " a box of cigars "
A box of expensive cigars
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeA box of expensive cigars - Credit: 0r14nd0

Cigars are like cigarettes, only bigger and much more expensive. It is thought their name might come from the word "cicada", the fat bug Roald Dahl mentions at the start of the book. Cigars are mostly smoked by men, although you don't see many people smoking them these days.

Page 218. " judo or karate "

Maybe the Trunchbull used one of these judo moves...


Page 222. " like a halibut out of water "

A halibut
Public DomainA halibut
A halibut is a flatfish from the flounder family.