tooth

Part of speech: noun

One of the hard, dense structures of the mouth, used for chewing food.

Part of speech: noun

Something resembling the tooth of an animal in form or use, as a projecting point, pin, or cog.

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Usage examples "tooth":

  1. Surely a body can decide whether she'll have a tooth out or not! - "The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories", Arnold Bennett.
  2. Mrs. Irons's tooth, he learned, was still bad; but she was no longer troubled with 'that sour humour in her stomach. - "The House by the Church-Yard", J. Sheridan Le Fanu.
  3. Sharper than the serpent's tooth was the ingratitude, and sharper than the serpent's tooth was the wail of the pitying barbiton! - "Zanoni", Edward Bulwer Lytton.