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Jaw 1Definition: One of the
bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth.
Jaw 2Definition: Hence, also, the bone itself with the teeth and covering.
Jaw 3Definition: 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; as, the
jaws of a pass; the
jaws of darkness; the
jaws of death.
Jaw 5Definition: A notch or opening.
Jaw 6Definition: A notched or forked part, adapted for holding an object in place; as, the jaw of a
railway-car pedestal. See Axle guard.
Jaw 7Definition: 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
Jaw 8Definition: The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.
Jaw 9Definition: Impudent or abusive talk.
Jaw 10Definition: To scold; to clamor.
Jaw 11Definition: To assail or abuse by scolding.
jaw 12Definition: holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
jaw 13Definition: the part of the skull of a vertebrate that
frames the mouth and
holds the teeth
jaw 14Definition: the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth
jaw 15Definition: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a
stranger''s car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
jaw 16Definition: talk incessantly and tiresomely
jaw 17Definition: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
jaw 18Definition: chew (food); "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and
it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"