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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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Many is the time I sat in John's house and chewed the fat over the grand old days when the likes of Ray Kennedy, Bobby Cummings, Ron Guthrie, Michael Bridges, Les O'Neill and Graham Fenton rolled off the Maley assembly line.
We chewed the fat about existence, the afterlife, everything, it was really interesting.
We had talked about our work lives and generally chewed the fat and horsed around as usual.