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Noun
The projecting nose and mouth of an animal, especially a mammal
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The upper digestive tract (where food enters the body), especially the mouth and jaws of a fearsome and ravenous creature
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(someone's clutches) A person's power or control, especially when regarded as inescapable
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for talk or gossip, especially when lengthy or tedious
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“Committee work is just endless jaw.”
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Plural for the mouth with its bones and teeth
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for 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
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Plural for insolence or impertinence in speech
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To utter words using speech
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To engage in (typically meaningless or unimportant) conversation
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To criticize or reprove, especially in a formal or official way
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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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Complain or protest strongly and persistently about
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