jowl

Part of speech: noun

The cheek or jaw.

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Usage examples "jowl":

  1. But here, before the play begun, my wife begun to complain to me of Willet's confidence in sitting cheek by jowl by us, which was a poor thing; but I perceive she is already jealous of my kindness to her, so that I begin to fear this girle is not likely to stay long with us. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. Jowl an’ me an’ the second hand went on deck t’ keep her afloat. - "Every Man for Himself", Norman Duncan.
  3. Be careful not to mistake the white patches of snow on a sow's jowl for tusks. - "The Danger Mark", Robert W. Chambers.