from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of jewel.


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  • Robert Morris was known for his girth, but he was probably matched by Lincoln, who was marked by “his great bulk and his loose jowel.”

    Robert Morris

  • Empathy sits cheek by jowel with revulsion as you watch this death occur and hear this thing's dying entreaties for someone to save it, to be its hero, to spare the only life it has.

    31 Screams: Al Hedison

  • I think a snapshot of the Tory conference with row upon row of blue rinses and jowel-heavy Major Fortesque from Budleigh Salterton's shows that despite a new leader, the old guard is still waiting with baited breath to return to the whip-em-or-ship-em way of life...

    Good Night From The Minstrel Show

  • Well, I'd buy you Lyin 'Bryan's remains - ooh, all them crazy jowel bones

    Progressive Bloggers

  • Before the westlink was built the Falls and village areas were cheek by jowel in the same run down terrace houses.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Guanciale (pronounced "gwan-chee-ALL-lay") is the cured fatty meat from under a pig's jowel.

    The Kitchn

  • The famous 'Churchillian' jowel is synonymous with the British bulldog

    Home | Mail Online

  • I need to learn how to do that. greetings from america! this was a lot of fun to do. these vids look great. even my humungous jowel looks good.

    Song, by Toad

  • Hic sor a stone, singularly illud, and on hoc stone Seter satt huc sate which it filled quite poposterously and by acclammitation to its fullest justotoryum and whereopum with his unfallable encyclicling upom his alloilable, diupetriark of the wouest, and the athemyst-sprinkled pederect he always walked with, Deusdedit, cheek by jowel with his frisherman’s blague?

    Finnegans Wake


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