Chew in a sentence

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Definition of Chew

  • To bite and grind with the teeth; to masticate.
  • To ruminate mentally; to meditate on.
  • To perform the action of biting and grinding with the teeth; to ruminate; to meditate.
  • That which is chewed; that which is held in the mouth at once; a cud.
  • biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
  • a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  • chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

How to use chew in a sentence. Chew pronunciation.

The next morning I took out my tobacco to take a chew, and thought of what the minister had said the night before.
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The bear chased him around and around the deck, for miles and miles, with two hundred eager faces grinning through the railings for audience, and finally snatched off the lad's coat-tail and went into the texas to chew it.
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For instance, there is a national belief that the juby-juby nut, which grows in the forests in profusion, possesses some supernatural virtue that will make a man who chews it impervious to the weapons of his enemies.
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That this virtue exists is generally accepted; but when it comes to a discussion of how, when and where to chew the nut, much wrangling goes on; and such men as survive in battle claim that their particular method is proved to be the correct one, while such as succumb are cited in proof of the error of their process of absorbing the juices of the juby-juby nut.
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Some sectarians still remain obstinate, or tasteless enough to prefer pumpkin, or gorge the most acid apples, or chew the commonest pears; but they form a slight minority, which will gradually altogether disappear.
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But Nicknack did not stop until he reached a little bush, on which were some green leaves that he seemed to like very much, for he began to chew them.
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At last, worn out with labor and disease, and perhaps embittered by disappointment, and saddened to see the increasing tendency to elevate little men to power,-the "grasshoppers, who make the field ring with their importunate chinks, while the great cattle chew the cud and are silent,"-Webster died at Marshfield, Oct. 24, 1852, at seventy years of age.
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His teeth, the teeth that chew the best of steak Set on our table-those I found and hid; And Mumps, the sneak, hath told on me!
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The sneak was greedy, and instantly transferred the entire slice to his mouth and began to chew it vigorously.
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A bit wearisome like with nothing to do but chew.
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Thenk of what it is to a man condemned to get naething but a bit of dirty black pigtail tobaccy that he has to chew like the lads do in their barbarous way.
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A croc ain't like a cow as sits down with her eyes half shut and chews and chews away, sentimental-like, turning herself into a dairy and making a good supply of beautiful milk such as we poor sailors never hardly gets a taste on in our tea.
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Mrs. Lathrop ceased to chew and looked deeply sympathetic.
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Beside him Applehead fidgeted and grumbled and called Luck names for being so dang slow, and wondered if those two out there meant to sit and chew the rag all day.
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Let's tie 'em up just as they are and let the bugs chew on 'em.
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Now, they surely must chew up those old stubs, and dry and sell them for smoking-tobacco.
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They even eat what sailors call _blubbers_, though some of these are so tough that they have to allow them to become putrid before they can chew them.
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Again a beautiful tappa cloth was spread for me, and then ten maidens entered, and, sitting in a semi-circle, began to chew a root called kava, which, when sufficiently masticated, they returned into a calabash, water being poured on the result.
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The tongue doth make the first essay, and tastes it; the teeth do chew it, and the stomach doth receive, digest, and chylify it.
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As for the arms and hands, she pretended to prove that they were more justly turned towards the shoulders, because that part of the body ought not to be without defence, while the forepart is duly fenced with teeth, which a man cannot only use to chew, but also to defend himself against those things that offend him.
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Examples of Chew

Example #1
It was a new idea to me.
Example #2
The minister in his remarks spoke about habits, and said that religion would cure all bad habits, such as tobacco, &c., and that by prayer God would remove all evil appetites.
Example #3
The off-watch turned out with alacrity, and left the bear in sole possession.
Example #4
He presently grew lonesome, and started out for recreation.
Example #5
That this virtue exists is generally accepted; but when it comes to a discussion of how, when and where to chew the nut, much wrangling goes on; and such men as survive in battle claim that their particular method is proved to be the correct one, while such as succumb are cited in proof of the error of their process of absorbing the juices of the juby-juby nut.
Example #6
And not only do the medicine-men dispute among themselves, but their followers engage even more vehemently in bitter strife.