dipping tobacco

noun

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, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Dipping tobacco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dipping%20tobacco. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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