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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chew /ˈʧu/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 chew v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chewed p. pr. & vb. n. Chewing.]
 1. To bite and grind with the teeth; to masticate.
 2. To ruminate mentally; to meditate on.
    He chews revenge, abjuring his offense.   --Prior.
 To chew the cud, to chew the food over again, as a cow; to ruminate; hence, to meditate.
    Every beast the parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the cleft into two claws, and cheweth the cud among the beasts, that ye shall eat.   --Deut. xxiv. 6.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chew, v. i. To perform the action of biting and grinding with the teeth; to ruminate; to meditate.
    old politicians chew wisdom past.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chew, n. That which is chewed; that which is held in the mouth at once; a cud. [Law]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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, manduction]
      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]