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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.
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Chewing tobacco. See Smokeless tobacco.
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"I enjoy chewing the fat and having a couple of drinks BRIAN COWEN IN HIS SOCIALISING IN OFFICE
Tickets from PS17.50-PS26, details as above THUR, NOV 14 & FRI, NOV 15: Thur 7pm, Fri 2pm & 7pm CHEWING THE FAT ARC, Stockton.
The former personal trainer from Rutherglen, near Glasgow, has appeared in Chewing The Fat, Still Game and How Not To Live Your Life.
Among those chewing the fat about their careers and successes are Nigella Lawson, Jamie Oliver, Delia Smith, Rick Stein, Gary Rhodes and Antony Worrall Thompson.
CHEWING THE FAT: Chatting on the lawn at the front of the New Mill Institute in August 1952 are (standing, from left) Mr Newton Haigh, Mr E Miller and Mr H Dickinson and (sitting) Mr W Fawcett, Mr H Hellawell and Mr H Tinker (Kirklees ref: ke07359, Examiner ref: 52-3713): TABLE MANNERS: The New Mill and District Old Folks' Treat party at Hepworth Methodist Church schoolroom in May 1950 (Kirklees ref: ke03069, Examiner ref: 50-11565): ALL ABOARD: The New Mill old folk's trip to Southport in August, 1954: HALF CENTURY: Willie Goddard put in 50 years service at Messrs Graham and Pott Ltd of Kirkbridge Mills, and in 1950 the company presented him with a TV set.
The film's budget evidently didn't stretch to visiting most of the places on Edward and Carter's death list: green screen work is almost laughable in places as the actors try to convince us they are really chewing the fat atop a pyramid.
Trevor was a passionate armchair rugby fan, and liked nothing more than chewing the fat with friends at the Bunch of Grapes pub on Ynysangharad Road, Pontypridd.
If ongoing talks come to a mutually agreeable conclusion, Andy Gray could be chewing the fat on-screen with another former Everton striker.
No doubt, they enjoy chewing the fat with the audience after every show.
I was chewing the fat with Willie when I accompanied Glenn McCrory to the Tony Christie Golf Classic at the Carden Park Hotel in leafy Cheshire.
Chewing the fat [or not in Wino's case] over tea at London's Mayfair hotel, Usher said: "I would love to work with Amy.
CRAIG McKEOWN spent countless Saturdays chewing the fat with Dundee fans while out injured - now he's desperate to become the talk of their title run-in.