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chewing gum

[choo-ing] /ˈtʃu ɪŋ/
noun
1.
a sweetened and flavored preparation for chewing, usually made of chicle.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65, Americanism
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chewing gum

noun
1.
a preparation for chewing, usually made of flavoured and sweetened chicle or such substitutes as polyvinyl acetate
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