tobacco-chewers

tobacco-chewers

sheep that have had their tongues bitten off or pulled out by foxes or crows when they were lambs. Difficulty in controlling the regurgitated cud causes the juices to run out through the commissures of the lips and stain the chin. They resemble humans who chew tobacco.
References in classic literature ?
My excuse for not lecturing against the use of tobacco is, that I never chewed it, that is a penalty which reformed tobacco-chewers have to pay; though there are things enough I have chewed which I could lecture against.
9, 1900, the Worcester Telegram reported that fines of up to $3,200 "were possible'' for anyone who spit in a public place'' It advised tobacco-chewers or other expectorators "unless you have money you don't need, don't spit on the sidewalk after Tuesday.
So, you tobacco-chewers, be careful when you're on city property.