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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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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.
It would be good if the Freemen and the Showmen could chew the cud some more, otherwise they'll end up looking like Aunt Sallies.
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.
You may not have much desire to chew the cud. What you can do, is turn the Sun's excellent angle to Jupiter and Uranus to your advantage.
LET'S chew the cud, you and I, let's ruminate for a few lazy moments about cows.
Generations of cow, sheep, and pigrearing families have been coming to the Craven Road site to buy and sell, and chew the cud.
Mars helps you work, rest, play and chew the cud doesn't have much of a ring to it.
WACKY ORIGINS OF THE SAYINGS WE TAKE FOR GRANTED Don't go berserk as we hit the ground running with a no holds barred acid test to find the whipping boy and chew the cud, let's veg out now that Elvis has left the building THEY are phrases and sayings that we use every day without thinking.
The Summit for the Future, Mike Whitby's grand hurrah, saw 160 of the usual suspects chew the cud about how to make Birmingham a great world city, blah, blah, blah.