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Jaw


JAW, noun

1. The bones of the mouth in which the teeth are fixed. They resemble a horse shoe. In most animals, the under jaw only is movable.

2. The mouth.

3. In vulgar language, scolding, wrangling, abusive clamor.

JAW, verb intransitive To scold; to clamor. [Vulgar.]

JAW, verb transitive To abuse by scolding. [Vulgar.]