n 1: a wad of something chewable as tobacco [syn: chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad]
2: biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft
enough to swallow [syn: chewing, mastication]
v : chew (food); "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and
don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"
[syn: masticate, manducate, jaw]