Sentence Examples


  • Smokeless tobacco is also known as dip, chew, chaw, and plug.
  • Weller sat back and took another chaw from his tuna salad sandwich, brushing a few crumbs from his chin.
  • How the commission was executed does not appear, but in Mr Eaton's subsequent accounts of expenditure occurs this item - "three silver porringers to drink chaw in."
  • The earliest mention of tea by an Englishman is probably that contained in a letter from Mr Wickham, an agent of the East India Company, written from Firando in Japan, on the 27th June 1615, to Mr Eaton, another officer of the company, resident at Macao, and asking for "a pot of the best sort of chaw."