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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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We'd chew the fat for hours - increasingly incoherently if a bout became a binge.
Jasmine and boozy Miles chew the fat about Nicola - whom they both hate.
TO readers who are obsessed with the cost of the National Assembly to taxpayers, here is something to chew the fat over.
I've also got friends from Bermuda coming over to the game and, if I can get hold of them, I'll give them a ring and go and chew the fat with them,'' he added.
However, that gave me a chance to chew the fat with Al about how things are going at St James's Park, all of which has only reinforced my view that Newcastle shouldn't be 4-1 to win at Old Trafford today.
It enjoys a steady passing trade, particularly at weekends but most nights you get the chance to chew the fat with friendly villagers.
Though it ended with a handshake and a smile I didn't hang around at the end of the evening to chew the fat with Megson over chairman Paul Thompson, especially as Hawthorns' rottweiler Darren Moore was licking his lips, awaiting another plate of red meat.
Mr Eldridge said the extent of the general slowdown depended on "how many doom and gloom merchants chew the fat and talk themselves down".
UK cuisine queen Delia Smith invited Boro's superchefs to Norwich to chew the fat with her team's cooks.
It's the notoriously thirsty former player and manager's job to meet and greet fans, and chew the fat with them over the big football issues of the day.
Iley was manager of Bury at the time and his old boss Joe Harvey used to phone him regularly to chew the fat.