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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars.

Usage examples (24)
  • In the procedure -- which was pioneered in Italy but was a first in the United States -- the medical team extracted Thornton's canine or "eyetooth" and surrounding bone,...
  • The bear's eyetooth caught in his scalp and cut the top of his ear off, slicing a wide furrow around his head.
  • He laid his nose upon his feet, but kept his ears cocked, lip raised over one eyetooth in case he should be called upon to rend the visitor limb from limb.
  • I look from the crooked part of her hair to the eyetooth that's twisted the tiniest bit – the little flaws that made her more striking instead of less so. for more
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