Definition of “lockjaw” - English Dictionary

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“lockjaw” in British English

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lockjawnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈlɒk.dʒɔː/ us /ˈlɑːk.dʒɑː/

informal for tetanus

(Definition of “lockjaw” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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