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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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Muslims, and my own Jewish religion says: 'Anything to do with a pig is strictly forbidden, only animals with a cloven hoof which chew the cud may be eaten.
For instance, Rabbi Bleich explains that animals that chew the cud also have teeth compatible with grazing.
The farm is currently blocked for animals that chew the cud, according to Swedish media.
Well, while I can sympathise with the cattle having to chew the cud, the bairns do look forward to going on the rides.
But while other pundits chew the cud over what the Scot does right or wrong, I have to say that I don't think fate is on Murray's side.
Generations of cow, sheep, and pigrearing families have been coming to the Craven Road site to buy and sell, and chew the cud.