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  • n  a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  • v  chew without swallowing
    chaw tobacco

  • After a while, indeed, one begins to suspect that they had a chaw or two on the wiring of the computer that picked this lot of survival candidates.
  • For "false pointing," trainers keep a chaw of tobacco handy; when the dog points at airplop!the chaw is thrust down its throat.
  • In gastronomy, the Philadelphia revelations indicate that for appetizers, hors d'oeuvre, antipasto, Zuspeise or a "chaw" of preserved beef might well be substituted for cocktails.
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  • Tigers toss away Torii Hunter-led comeback, Indians prevail
    They stormed back with five runs, the last three coming on Torii Hunter's eighth-inning, three-run homer onto the left-field pavilion that tied the game, 6-6, and nearly caused Indians manager Terry Francona to swallow his jaw chaw.
    July 7, 2013 - Detroit News

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