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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object.

Usage examples (32)
  • He looked to me sort of physically wrestling with what he called the jaws that had got him and had got her.
  • It warms necks and backs, resonates in jaws and temples, and rings in chests and legs.
  • After people picked up their jaws from the floor, the congratulations started flowing in.
  • As a service to those of you who know Paul Nelson, I'll wait until you've picked up your jaws from the floor. for more
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