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Answer for the clue "A wad of something chewable as tobacco", 4 letters:

Alternative clues for the word chaw

Tobacco wad

Plug of tobacco


Plug in the mouth

Tobacco mouthful


Plug, of a sort



Plug in the sticks

It's a mouthful

Tobacco plug

Mouthful of tobacco

Hillbilly's plug

Something placed in the mouth of a pitcher?

Rube's quid of tobacco

Bit of 'baccy

Plug of tobacco in 20 Across

Quid, in Dogpatch

Tobacco cud

Wad of tobacco, in Dogpatch

Use 'baccy

Wad of tobacco

Tobacco in the cheek

Quid of tobacco, in Dogpatch

Dogpatch plug

Smokeless plug

Word definitions for chaw in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Chaw \Chaw\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chawed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Chawing .] [See Chew .] To grind with the teeth; to masticate, as food in eating; to chew, as the cud; to champ, as the bit. The trampling steed, with gold and purple trapped, Chawing the foamy bit,...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context informal uncountable English) chewing tobacco. 2 (context countable English) A plug or wad of chewing tobacco. 3 (context obsolete English) The jaw. vb. 1 (context archaic or nonstandard English) To chew; to grind with one's teeth; to masticate...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1520s, unexplained phonetic variant of chew (v.). OED points out the variant form chow was "very common in 16-17th c." Bartlett's "Dictionary of Americanisms" [1859] says chaw , "Although found in good authors, ... is retained, in this country as in England,...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a wad of something chewable as tobacco [syn: chew , cud , quid , plug , wad ] v. chew without swallowing; "chawtobacco"

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Chaw may refer to: Gary Chaw , a singer Chaw (surname) , a Cantonese romanization of the Chinese surname Cao Chaw (film) , a 2009 Korean film chewing tobacco , slang Chaw (album) , an album by Chandrabindoo

Usage examples of chaw.

Iffen you give mesome of that-there chaw, I might git to talking and I might not try to bite ya.

Hopkins always comes down through the Gap onst a week on his way to Chawed Ear.

A knot of policemen cluttered the corridor, a mixture of Special Branch, uniformed and hard chaws from the Technical Bureau.

As the scouts poured into the draft room, and stuffed their lower lips with chaw, a catcher with a body deemed by all of baseball to be unsuited to the game sat waiting in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Billy leans forward in his chair, chaw clenched in his upper lip, as if waiting to see if a fly ball hit by an Oakland A will clear the wall.

Big chaw of Brown Mule stuck into his face, and spat all over our nice clean dirt floor.

This morning, back yonder at that settlement, I heard tell about a big skeleton that had been turned up on a Chaw Hollow farm.

The man desperately wanted a chaw, but spitting might be illegal here.

Zohab up to the priest's place, the day that there big shark got inta the 1'goon and chawed off his laigs, 'fore the Orks drove it off'n him.

I'd say, 'I don't know what you call too good, but it ain't good enough for me, for I call it as tuf as laushong, and that will bear chawing all day.

I vow I had to take a chaw of tobaccy to keep from snortin' right out, it sounded so queer like.

It was somethin' to chaw on, he hadn't been used to the flavour of, I reckon.

I home returning, fraught with fowle despight,And chawing vengeance all the way I went,Soone as my loathed loue appeard in sight,With wrathfull hand I slew her innocent.

It was an hour at least before the last chaw was chawed, the final belch belched, the penultimate sigh sighed.

I, Yucca Blaine, have been selected referee because, bein’ from Chawed Ear, I got no prejudices either way.