dipping tobacco

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of dipping tobacco

: moist, finely pulverized tobacco placed between cheek and gum
  • No one paid any mind to the mud and dirt caked into the wooden floors, because it was already soaked with spilled alcohol and dipping tobacco-infused spit—apparently, no spittoons in this saloon.
  • —Allison Ehrlich

First Known Use of dipping tobacco

1981

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