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Noun
The bony structures forming the framework of the mouth and containing the teeth
“A masculine jaw is heavier and squarer, whereas a feminine jaw curves from earlobe to chin.”
Noun
The mouth with its bones and teeth
“Both of them glared at him with looks that told him they'd like to punch him in the jaw.”
Noun
A (figurative) entrance or opening
“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.”
Noun
Talk or gossip, especially when lengthy or tedious
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“I've just been laying for a jaw with you, Fred. I don't know any other woman I can talk to just as I can to a man.”
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The part of the framing of a railway car or truck by which an axle box is held laterally, and in which it may move vertically
Noun
Insolence or impertinence in speech
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Verb
To engage in (typically meaningless) conversation or gossip
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“All Douglas, Cameron, and their cronies do is jaw endlessly about chits and schedules.”
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To criticize or castigate someone
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“Are you going to jaw me to death for not taking a high blood pressure pill?”
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Utter or deliver words in a rhetorical or impassioned way, as if to an audience
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To have a quarrel or argument with someone
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