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Chewing tobacco

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Tobacco prepared for chewing, produced in a variety of forms such as compressed cakes, braided ropes, shredded leaves, and loose leaf ends, and usually flavored with substances such as licorice, spices, honey, or rum.

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plug tobacco

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tobacco, chewing


12yrs ago

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