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  • This is not a Marvel comic book filled with iron-jawed superheroes, though Mirka yearns for heroics - dreaming of dragonslaying as she tends her younger brother, knits with her stepmother, and prepares the Shabbat meal with her family.

    I Will Be At MoCCA, In New York City, June 7 and 8

  • Cowher went 21-5 against the Browns, but Tomlin did something even his iron-jawed predecessor couldn't: beat Cleveland in his first meeting.

    USATODAY.com - Football - Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland

  • He turns them back to their consoles and resumes his position, the iron-jawed leader standing at the helm in hurricane force winds, undaunted by the ferocity of the storm.

    Orbit

  • JULIA ORMOND, ACTRESS: It's believed that they were called the iron-jawed angels because of the treatment that they were given in prison.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2004

  • And so I think that was one of the reasons that they were called the iron-jawed angels, the suffragettes.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2004

  • Well, then, pretty soon all hands got to talking about the diseased again, and how good he was, and what a loss he was, and all that; and before long a big iron-jawed man worked himself in there from outside, and stood a-listening and looking, and not saying anything; and nobody saying anything to him either, because the king was talking and they was all busy listening.

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  • Well, the iron-jawed man he laughed right in his face.

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  • “You are looking at the most savagerous son of a wildcat there ever was—the original iron-jawed, brass-mounted, copper-bellied King of the Wild Frontier!”

    Nevermore

  • There were two hundred traps, varying in size from the little, flat ones used for catching a very small brown field mouse, to the yawning iron-jawed kind that a boy must not play with.

    The Biologist's Quest

  • With iron-jawed grimness, Creed ignored her observation.

    Leftover Love

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