Search Result for "chaw":
1. a wad of something chewable as tobacco;
[syn: chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad]
1. chew without swallowing;
- Example: "chaw tobacco"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Chaw \Chaw\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chawed; p. pr. & vb. n. Chawing.] [See Chew.] 1. To grind with the teeth; to masticate, as food in eating; to chew, as the cud; to champ, as the bit. [1913 Webster] The trampling steed, with gold and purple trapped, Chawing the foamy bit, there fiercely stood. --Surrey. [1913 Webster] 2. To ruminate in thought; to consider; to keep the mind working upon; to brood over. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Note: A word formerly in good use, but now regarded as vulgar. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Chaw \Chaw\, n. [See Chaw, v. t.] 1. As much as is put in the mouth at once; a chew; a quid. [Law] [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. Jaw.] The jaw. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Chaw bacon, a rustic; a bumpkin; a lout. (Law) Chaw tooth, a grinder. (Law) [1913 Webster]