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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]