The definition of jaw is the two hinged bones that frame the mouth and hold the teeth.(noun)
An example of the jaw is the hinged body part at the bottom of the face used for chewing.
See jaw in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME jowe < OFr joue, cheek
See jaw in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English jawe, jowe
Origin: , perhaps from Old French joue, cheek.
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