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Noun
Each of the upper and lower bony structures in vertebrates forming the framework of the mouth and containing the teeth
“The dental arch of the lower jaw is in a state of mesial occlusion with that of the upper jaw.”
Noun
Talk or gossip, especially when lengthy or tedious
“Committee work is just endless jaw.”
Noun
The mouth with its bones and teeth
Noun
The narrow opening of a gorge or valley
“As we came into the jaws of the valley it was obvious that at times a raging torrent flowed out of these eroded and mesa-topped hills.”
Verb
To engage in casual or rambling conversation
“… just a group of girls sitting around the locker room and jawing about the usual stuff.”
Verb
Criticize
“… you don't have to jaw me to death just because I bite my nails.”
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