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dewlap


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dewlap  \Dew"lap`\,  n.  [Dew  +  lap  to  lick.] 
  1.  The  pendulous  skin  under  the  neck  of  an  ox  which  laps  or 
  licks  the  dew  in  grazing. 
 
  2.  The  flesh  upon  the  human  throat,  especially  when  with  age. 
  [Burlesque] 
 
  On  her  withered  dewlap  pour  the  ale.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dewlap 
  n  :  a  hanging  fold  of  loose  skin  on  an  elderly  person's  neck 




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