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chewing tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco sold as a shredded product, in contrast to dipping tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are ground.

Health effects
Oral cancer; often disfiguring due to heroic surgery.


Chewing tobacco. See Smokeless tobacco.
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Results of the chaw test for the first model approve the similarities of the width from the source in all periods and reject the null hypothesis.
He looked at the tin and thought of all the times he promised himself that this would be his last chaw.
The grammatical English her Chinese characters speak, unlike Harte's "Ching a ring a ring chaw," could be easily parsed by native English speakers and therefore not viewed as particularly foreign.
Sampheng: Prawatisat chumchon chaw chin nai krungthep maha nakhon" [Sampheng: History of a Chinese Community in Bangkok].
The days when Thomas Jefferson referred to bourbon as "ardent spirits" and a visitor to the state of Kentucky defined breakfast as "three cocktails and a chaw of terbacker" have long gone
As the environmental debates rage, it's clear that waste management has come a long way from the Love Canal method of digging a big hole, dumping toxic waste, coveting it with a layer of clay, and hoping it stays in the ground, says Donna Chaw, lead scientist of the Composting Technology Centre at Olds College in Alberta.
No longer are the chaw in the cheek and the circular bulge in the back pocket the accepted badges of the "Pro.
His delivery evoking Sir Thomas Allen, than whom there can be no finer role model, Peter Coleman-Wright was the immensely sympathetic baritone soloist, concluding with triumph in the tongue-twisting Ching-a-ring Chaw.
And yet, as Katz himself exhaustively points out, people did use such terms as "girlboy," "sodomite," "mate," "Ganymede," "chum," "buggery," "crime against nature," "she-male," "chicken," "chickenship," "going chaw for chaw," "nameless crime," "athletic love," "robust love," "manly love," "adhesiveness," "amativeness," "comradeship," "affinity," "Arcadian love," "paiderastia," "anderastes," "Greek love"--all of which alluded in one way or another to what we call "homosexuality.
I don't know what became of the man's tobacco-free red clover chaw, but I have a tin of red clover-based snuff.
Chaw, Yi-Shian Jong, Jui-Chen Yu); (5) "Using the Internet To Create Web-Based Activities" (Sheila Offman Gersh); (6) "The Concord eLearning Model for Online Courses" (Sarah Haavind, Cynthia McIntyre, Ray Rose, Alese Smith, Bob Tinker); (7) "Collaborative Efforts through Tele-Mentoring To Increase Technology Effectiveness of Teacher Education" (Seung H.
And when the first chaw tasted no more like a peach than something else you might find in the road, I figured I had to keep on chewing to bring out the flavor.