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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.
References in classic literature ?
As if anybody COULD eat dollar bills and not know it, Nancy, when they come to try to chew 'em
On board this steamboat, there were two young gentlemen, with shirt-collars reversed as usual, and armed with very big walking- sticks; who planted two seats in the middle of the deck, at a distance of some four paces apart; took out their tobacco-boxes; and sat down opposite each other, to chew.
He chews but throws newspapers straight up to the doors.
cried Porthos, almost choked with dust and chewing his bridle as a horse chews his bit.
See that she chews her food well and sets her foot down firmly on the ground when she walks, and you're all right.
Chew also previously said On-Time might try to manufacture chips in the US in as little as two to three years.
Interestingly participants who didn't chew gum performed slightly better at the beginning of the task but were overtaken by the end.
Chew also appeared in such TV shows as "The Corner" and "Homicide," but by all accounts, his impact stretched beyond the acting world.
After Juilliard, Chew attended Harlem School of the Arts, Third Street Music School Settlement, and Mannes School of Music (now Marines College The New School for Music).
The analysis indicated that the animals' tongues thrust forward, and upward, as they began to chew and then fell back, or retracted, to their original position.
A survey conducted by the Al-Najat Foundation showed that about half of school students chew qat.
Matt Antonelli, an infielder who has spent five seasons in the San Diego Padres' minor league system, says the ban and fine doesn't scare players away from using chew.