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lipper

noun metonymy
a wad of chewing tobacco.
 
“If we’re going to college station we should embrace the culture and throw in some lippers”
Etymology : Lipper is an evolution of using the word lip to represent a wad of chewing tobacco. The meaning of lipper comes from the fat lip you get when you have a wad of tobacco in your mouth. This appearance associated with chewing tobacco has come to mean the actual tobacco.
Source : conversation with a friend 9/3/13
Last modified: 24 November 2013


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