Origin: ME chavel < OE ceafl, jaw, cheek, akin to ON kjoptr, MHG kivel < IE base *ĝebh-, jaw, mouth > OIr gop, mouth, Czech ẑábra, gills (of fish)
Origin: ME cholle < OE ceole, throat, akin to Ger kehle < IE base *gel-, to swallow > OIr gaile, stomach
See jowl in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English chavel, chaule, jaule (influenced by joue, jaw or jol, head)
Origin: , from Old English ceafl.
Origin: Alteration of Middle English cholle (influenced by Middle English joue, jaw or jol, head).
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