cut plug


noun

compressed chewing tobacco in a portion-sized cake.

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Origin of cut plug

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
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Example sentences from the Web for cut plug

  • Odors from strong bacon and boiling coffee contended against the cut-plug fumes from the vespertine pipe.

  • Moralizing on the deceptiveness of appearances, Crimmins fortified himself with another slab of cut-plug.

    Garrison's Finish|W. B. M. Ferguson