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English definition of “jaw”

jaw

noun (BODY PART)    /dʒɔː/ US  /dʒɑː/
B2 [C] the lower part of your face that moves when you open your mouth : a broken jaw a punch on (US in) the jaw He has a strong / square jaw.The head and face [C] either of the two bones in your mouth that hold your teeth : upper / lower jawBone structures jaws [plural] the mouth of a person or animal , especially a large and frightening animal : The lion opened its jaws and roared .The head and neck of non-human animals something that opens and closes like the upper and lower parts of a mouth : His foot was caught in the jaws of the trap .Holes, hollows and dips
(Definition of jaw noun (BODY PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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