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chewing tobacco

Definitions

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  • n. Tobacco placed between cheek and gum to allow nicotine absorption through internal membranes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In Baltimore, a few days later, Gossage came on in relief of Ron Guidry, who had accidentally swallowed his chewing tobacco and become nauseous.

    The Greatest Game

  • "I should think it's opo - DEVIL," said a lanky swell, who was leaning back in a chair with his heels upon the back of another, and chewing tobacco as if for a wager; "it stinks enough to kill or cure twenty men.

    Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

  • It was a long face, sUn-cured and leathery, with a broken pug nose at center, a thin-lipped mouth, and an oversized jaw the kind of mandibular development you get from chewing tobacco or gritting your teeth.

    Blood Test

  • There was a bottle of Daly's Best Bookkeeping Ink, red, and another of black; a little round cardboard box of steel pen nibs; three wooden penholders, all of them chewed at the ends; a scrap of red-and-black-stained rag obviously used as a pen wiper; five unused long blue envelopes; a tan rectangle of chewing tobacco marked with a red metal star; and a folded sheet of paper.

    Time and Again

  • Some talked of gray, be-whiskered hordes who were advancing with relentless curses and chewing tobacco with unspeakable valor; tremendous bodies of fierce soldiery who were sweeping along like the Huns.

    The Red Badge of Courage

  • He reminds me of some of the hardscrabble New Englanders who haunt convenience stores for refills of chewing tobacco and worship the late Dale Earn-hardt.

    VANISHING ACTS

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