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- n. Plural form of jaw.
- n. the mouth
- n. the borders of anything which has a mouthlike aspect.
- n. a contrarian.
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He looked to me sort of physically wrestling with what he called the jaws that had got him and had got her.
It warms necks and backs, resonates in jaws and temples, and rings in chests and legs.
Looking visually back on the last three presidents, from the entitled jaws of Clinton to the dumb, glazed emptiness of Bush's head and eyes to the now-furious Obama, it is easier to find a worthwhile summer movie than a psychologically appropriate person to be our President.
Many of the movies made to exploit the success of the original "Jaws" of course had the word jaws in the title, such as which of these real movies?
I confess it was almost more fun to announce him as maybe my favorite poet when this would result in jaws dropping open at poetry dinners and a polite averting of eyes.
After people picked up their jaws from the floor, the congratulations started flowing in.
As a service to those of you who know Paul Nelson, I'll wait until you've picked up your jaws from the floor.
Rescue workers were trained in the proper use of powerful, hydraulically-controlled devices, including a tool that is commonly called the jaws of life.
This incredible Lions on the Edge exhibit, which puts you just inches from a lion’s jaws, is one of the biggest attractions at the zoo.
The wily Mennonites withdraw, their leaders meeting for three days in upstate New York, while at the same time the few remaining Jains turn their cheeks to reveal slashed and bloody jaws from the last time \ they turned their cheeks. from: HARPER’S MAGAZINE/MAY 2008.
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