from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly Southern U.S. Saliva colored by tobacco chewed or held in the mouth; tobacco juice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Tobacco-juice.
Alteration (influenced by beer, with reference to color and foam of the spittle) of amber (from its color).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)