American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly Southern U.S. Saliva colored by tobacco chewed or held in the mouth; tobacco juice.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Tobacco-juice.
- Alteration (influenced by beer, with reference to color and foam of the spittle) of amber (from its color). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“There was a gravity in his look, but that was not from any gravity of spirits; it was his swarth complexion that gave him this appearance, aided, no doubt, by several lines of "ambeer" proceeding from the corners of his mouth in the direction of the chin.”
“It is neither fair nor dark, but of a dull-brown colour, lighter around the mouth, where it has been bleached by the sun, "ambeer," and water.”
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