Chaw tooth
Chaw Chaw, n. [See {Chaw}, v. t.] 1. As much as is put in the mouth at once; a chew; a quid. [Law] [1913 Webster]

2. [Cf. {Jaw}.] The jaw. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Chaw bacon}, a rustic; a bumpkin; a lout. (Law)

{Chaw tooth}, a grinder. (Law) [1913 Webster]


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  • Chaw — Chaw, n. [See {Chaw}, v. t.] 1. As much as is put in the mouth at once; a chew; a quid. [Law] [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. {Jaw}.] The jaw. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] {Chaw bacon}, a rustic; a bumpkin; a lout. (Law) {Chaw tooth}, a grinder. (Law)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chaw bacon — Chaw Chaw, n. [See {Chaw}, v. t.] 1. As much as is put in the mouth at once; a chew; a quid. [Law] [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. {Jaw}.] The jaw. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] {Chaw bacon}, a rustic; a bumpkin; a lout. (Law) {Chaw tooth}, a grinder.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaw tooth — Jaw Jaw (j[add]), n. [A modification of chaw, formed under the influence of F. joue the cheek. See {Chaw}, {Chew}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) (a) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. (b) Hence, also, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bite — [n1] injury from gripping, tearing chaw*, chomp*, gob*, itch*, laceration, nip, pain, pinch, prick, smarting, sting, tooth marks*, wound; concept 309 bite [n2] mouthful of food brunch, drop, light meal, morsel, nibble, nosh*, piece, refreshment,… …   New thesaurus

  • Jaw — (j[add]), n. [A modification of chaw, formed under the influence of F. joue the cheek. See {Chaw}, {Chew}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) (a) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. (b) Hence, also, the bone… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaw bit — Jaw Jaw (j[add]), n. [A modification of chaw, formed under the influence of F. joue the cheek. See {Chaw}, {Chew}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) (a) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. (b) Hence, also, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaw breaker — Jaw Jaw (j[add]), n. [A modification of chaw, formed under the influence of F. joue the cheek. See {Chaw}, {Chew}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) (a) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. (b) Hence, also, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaw rope — Jaw Jaw (j[add]), n. [A modification of chaw, formed under the influence of F. joue the cheek. See {Chaw}, {Chew}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) (a) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. (b) Hence, also, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petrosomatoglyph — This footprint carved into the rock on Dunadd, in Argyll, is linked to the crowning of the Scots kings of Dál Riata. A petrosomatoglyph is an image of parts of a human or animal body incised in rock. Many were created by Celtic peoples, such as… …   Wikipedia

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