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snuff-dipping

noun
  1. the practice of absorbing nicotine by holding in one's mouth, between the cheek and the gum, a small amount of tobacco, either loose or enclosed in a sachet
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Historical Examples of snuff-dipping

  • Whisky hath charms for them, also, but their favorite dissipation is snuff-dipping.

    Mississippi Outlaws and the Detectives

    Allan Pinkerton