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  • noun Plural form of maw.

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Examples

  • That floor will open up and I'd get swallowed down to the maws and the claws of hell so quick, look like a fly gone fishing on a river full of Ethiopian trout… aka very… damn… hungry.

    Musick with a "ck"

  • The same grim reality opens its maws — an audience of one with sharp, particular tastes who has an agenda that your story may or may not fit, who wants a great story but has a pile of submissions to go through, and for whom quickly finding a reason to pass is a good thing.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Win Ray Rhamey’s new book!

  • Shadows everywhere, sharp and vicious, nothing but hungry mouths and gaping maws, silver-gray dorsals cutting through the water like living blades—coming for me.

    Brush of Darkness

  • They disappeared -- into the ravenous maws of the hunting creatures.

    CHAPTER XV

  • There were a thousand maws into which he poured unceasing streams of money.

    Chapter XX

  • Everyone does the math, few of us can bear to face the figures that trickle forth meekly from the equation's maws.

    Wale Oyejide: Were You Hoping for a Miracle?

  • Everyone does the math, few of us can bear to face the figures that trickle forth meekly from the equation's maws.

    Wale Oyejide: Were You Hoping for a Miracle?

  • Everyone does the math, few of us can bear to face the figures that trickle forth meekly from the equation's maws.

    Wale Oyejide: Were You Hoping for a Miracle?

  • Everyone does the math, few of us can bear to face the figures that trickle forth meekly from the equation's maws.

    Wale Oyejide: Were You Hoping for a Miracle?

  • Even then he was in the ocean depths miles to windward of our leeward drift, and the likelihood was that he was already portioned out in the maws of many sharks.

    THAT DEAD MEN RISE UP NEVER

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