tobacco juice


: saliva colored brown by tobacco or snuff

Examples of tobacco juice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Obstinate steers had their eyelids sewn shut and cowboys slept in shifts under the stars, rubbing tobacco juice in their eyes to stay awake. Dan Piepenbring, Harper's Magazine, 14 Aug. 2023 Prior to launching his political career, Windrip works as salesman for a snake-oil company that steers customers away from doctors in favor of its bottles of colored water and tobacco juice. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 7 Dec. 2021 Many players still chew tobacco and spit tobacco juice around. Susan Slusser,, 1 Apr. 2020 The old guy spat a ribbon of tobacco juice out the window. David Canfield,, 10 Sep. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tobacco juice was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Tobacco juice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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