from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as jaw-hole.


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  • Her pet, what I presumed was a three-legged mixed breed mutt, sat next to her with what must have been a three-foot-long tongue hanging out of the corner of its slobbering little jaw-box.

    Y.P.R.: Confessions of a Kindergarten Mind

  • He poured the contents of the bucket into the jaw-box and undressed, dropping each item into the water as he took it off.


  • There was a jaw-box in the tiny kitchen but no taps.


  • He stripped to the waist and washed himself at the jaw-box, shivering and roaring when the cold water touched beneath his arms.


  • At length he looked at her and then with meaning to Peggy bent over her jaw-box.

    Gilian The Dreamer His Fancy, His Love and Adventure


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