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Noun
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.”
Noun
Plural for talk or gossip, especially when lengthy or tedious
“Committee work is just endless jaw.”
Noun
Plural for the mouth with its bones and teeth
Noun
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.”
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.”
Noun
The projecting nose and mouth of an animal, especially a mammal
Noun
The upper digestive tract (where food enters the body), especially the mouth and jaws of a fearsome and ravenous creature
Noun
The opening and cavity in the lower part of the human face, surrounded by the lips, through which food is taken in and vocal sounds are emitted
Noun
The projecting part of the face, including the nose and mouth, of an animal such as a dog or horse
Noun
Plural of clutch
Verb
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