chaw

[ chaw ]
/ tʃɔ /

verb (used with or without object), noun Dialect.

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OTHER WORDS FROM chaw

chaw·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chaw

chaw
/ (tʃɔː) dialect /

verb

to chew (tobacco), esp without swallowing it

noun

something chewed, esp a plug of tobacco

Derived forms of chaw

chawer, noun
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