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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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We had talked about our work lives and generally chewed the fat and horsed around as usual.
A PAIR of star-struck slimming instructors chewed the fat with TV's Shane Ritchie at a glittering awards ceremony.