jaw

Definitions:

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  • Either of two bony or cartilaginous structures that in most vertebrates form the framework of the mouth and hold the teeth.
  • The mandible or maxilla or the part of the face covering these bones.
  • Any of various structures of invertebrates that have an analogous function to vertebrate jaws.
  • Either of two opposed hinged parts in a mechanical device.
  • The walls of a pass, canyon, or cavern.
  • A dangerous situation or confrontation.
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  • Impudent argument or back talk.
  • A conversation or chat.
  • To talk vociferously; jabber.
  • To talk; converse.
  • A considerable quantity of any liquid; a wave.
  • To talk or gossip; also, to scold; clamor.
  • To seize with the jaws; bite; devour.
  • To abuse by scolding; use impertinent or Impudent language toward.
  • To pour out; throw or dash out rapidly, and in considerable quantity, as a liquid; splash; dash.
  • To splash; dash, as a wave.
  • One of the bones which form the skeleton or framework of the mouth; a maxilla or mandible; these bones collectively.
  • The bones and associated structures of the mouth, as the teeth and soft parts, taken together as instruments of prehension and mastication; mouth-parts in general: commonly in the plural.
  • Something resembling in position or use, in grasping or biting, the jaw or jaws of an animal.
  • [⟨ <em>jaw</em>, <em>verb</em>] Rude loquacity; coarse railing; abusive clamor; wrangling.
  • To assail or abuse by scolding.
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  • One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth.
  • Hence, also, the bone itself with the teeth and covering.
  • In the plural, the mouth.
  • Fig.: Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; esp., pl., the mouth or way of entrance.
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  • A notch or opening.
  • A notched or forked part, adapted for holding an object in place. See <er>Axle guard</er>.
  • One of a pair of opposing parts which are movable towards or from each other, for grasping or crushing anything between them, .
  • The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.
  • Impudent or abusive talk.
  • a bar across the jaws of a pedestal underneath an axle box.
  • a word difficult to pronounce.
  • a rope which holds the jaws of a gaff to the mast.
  • a molar or grinder; a back tooth.
  • To scold; to clamor.
  • To talk idly, long-windedly, or without special purpose.
  • One of the <xref>bones</xref>, usually bearing <xref>teeth</xref>, which form the framework of the mouth.
  • The part of the face below the mouth.
  • Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; especially plural, the mouth or way of entrance.
  • A <xref>notch</xref> or opening.
  • A notched or forked part, adapted for holding an object in place.
  • One of a pair of opposing parts which are movable towards or from each other, for grasping or crushing anything between them.
  • The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.
  • Impudent or abusive talk.
  • <xref>Axle guard</xref>.
  • To <xref>assail</xref> or <xref>abuse</xref> by <xref>scolding</xref>.
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