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Jaw
n.
Hence, also, the bone itself with the teeth and covering.
Jaw
n.
In the plural, the mouth.
Jaw
n.
Fig.: Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; esp., pl., the mouth or way of entrance; as, the jaws of a pass; the jaws of darkness; the jaws of death.
Jaw
n.
A notch or opening.
Jaw
n.
A notched or forked part, adapted for holding an object in place; as, the jaw of a railway-car pedestal. See Axle guard.
Jaw
n.
One of a pair of opposing parts which are movable towards or from each other, for grasping or crushing anything between them, as, the jaws of a vise, or the jaws of a stone-crushing machine.
Jaw
n.
The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.
Jaw
n.
Impudent or abusive talk.
imp. & p. p.
of Jaw
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Jaw
Jaw
v. i.
To scold; to clamor.
Jaw
v. t.
To assail or abuse by scolding.
n.
The bone of either jaw; a maxilla or a mandible.
a.
Having jaws; -- chiefly in composition; as, lantern-jawed.
a.
Dejected; chopfallen.
n.
See Maxilliped.
n.
Scolding; clamorous or abusive talk.
v. i.
See Yawn.
a.
Relating to the jaws.
Jay
n.
Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to Garrulus, Cyanocitta, and allied genera. They are allied to the crows, but are smaller, more graceful in form, often handsomely colored, and usually have a crest.

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