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  • adj. Having the upper jaw projecting beyond the lower, with the upper incisors in advance of the lower; said of dogs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the upper jaw projecting beyond the lower, with the upper incisors in advance of the lower; -- said of dogs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the upper jaw projecting decidedly beyond the lower, as a dog.

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Examples

  • 72 Or, “a hook-nosed (? pig-jawed, see Stonehenge, “The Dog,” p. 19, 4th ed.) dog has a bad mouth and cannot hold.”

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