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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.
About Star360 Group Star360 Group is the licensed franchisee of Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation in Singapore, and is wholly owned and managed by Andy Chaw.
Users are alerted to slow down and take it easy if the chaw changes color, indicating a high stress level.
Protest could take on comic as well as symbolic aspects: as, for instance, when the wife of Richard Chaw read the minister's part at her own churching; or when "one Essex woman" who went to the service "`disorderly in her petticoat'" and sat "`not in the right seat'" (214-15); or when Elizabeth Shipley refused to wear a veil as she was churched and subsequently was excommunicated (220).
After the first killing, Hoar, a chaw wedged in his mouth, spits a brown stream of tobacco juice at the slain officer.
In this study, Chaw method was used in order to atmospheric corrections.
We are pleased to finally introduce Krispy Kreme, the brand that has won fans the world over, to Singapore," said Andy Chaw, Chief Executive Officer, Star360 Group.
The Harbor White Sox team wishes to play the Crusaders, captained by Chaw Garrity.
Maung Chaw Nwe (1949-2002) was one of Burma's best-known
I was also honored to cover its first graduation live for Juba Radio, along side Ustaz Bol Warese ( Bol Nyayouk) and late Chaw Mayul Jok Chaw, among others.
Rangoon: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1966); G'ui sha ve Li Hpu: The [complete] Bible in Lahu (Bangkok: Thailand Bible Society); and many more (see Merit and the Millennium, 827-28); Elaine Lewis, Ye_su Aw hk'aw lo Chaw Aw suh Hpeh la ve Aw lawn: The New Life of Christ (Kengtung: Pangwai Baptist Convention), La hu_ K'a mui Li: Lahu Hymn Book (Bangkok: Thai Watana Panich, 1968) and several others (see Merit and the Millennium, 827).