Chaw bacon
Chaw Chaw, n. [See {Chaw}, v. t.] 1. As much as is put in the mouth at once; a chew; a quid. [Law] [1913 Webster]

2. [Cf. {Jaw}.] The jaw. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Chaw bacon}, a rustic; a bumpkin; a lout. (Law)

{Chaw tooth}, a grinder. (Law) [1913 Webster]


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