Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of jawbone.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jawbone.

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Examples

  • His jawbones clenched, silently revealing his anger.

    I.O.U.

  • Of course, I should be fair -- Issa will primarily be on the "waste, fraud, and abuse" watch, when he's not attacking the EPA with flaming jawbones of mastadons.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • When Boston last won, hockey was played on ice floes with whale jawbones serving as goals.

    Playoff Fireworks, Minus the Stargazing

  • His jawbones clenched, silently revealing his anger.

    I.O.U.

  • Sometimes bad teeth evolve into complete disintegration of their jawbones.

    Pet Talk: Mill dogs' forgiveness is a real head-scratcher

  • Of course, I should be fair -- Issa will primarily be on the "waste, fraud, and abuse" watch, when he's not attacking the EPA with flaming jawbones of mastadons.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • Detectives had to dig three times before finding a casket containing the victims' jawbones, buried beneath another containing infants and various body and animal parts.

    Changes Ordered at Troubled Morgue

  • When Boston last won, hockey was played on ice floes with whale jawbones serving as goals.

    Playoff Fireworks, Minus the Stargazing

  • How Pierrot passed along these trucks, and how he did not attempt to train the long-ago-monsters within, the bleached white jawbones, the teeth long and glinting as if Bowie knives.

    The Clown Show

  • His hair dense, grey, standing up, quite white in places, forehead and skull extraordinarily wide and rounded, ... the nose square, like a lion's, the mouth nobly formed and soft, the chin broad and with those marvelous dimples which all his portraits show, formed by two jawbones which seemed capable of cracking the hardest nuts.

    'The Ninth'

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