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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jowl  \Jowl\,  n.  [For  older  chole,  chaul,  AS  ceaft  jaw.  Cf 
  {Chaps}.] 
  The  cheek;  the  jaw.  [Written  also  {jole},  {choule},  {chowle}, 
  and  {geoule}.] 
 
  {Cheek  by  jowl},  with  the  cheeks  close  together;  side  by 
  side  in  close  proximity.  ``I  will  go  with  three  cheek  by 
  jole.''  --Shak.  ``  Sits  cheek  by  jowl.''  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jowl  \Jowl\,  v.  t. 
  To  throw,  dash,  or  knock.  [Obs.] 
 
  How  the  knave  jowls  it  to  the  ground.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jowl 
  n  :  the  lower  jawbone  in  vertebrates;  it  is  hinged  to  open  the 
  mouth  [syn:  {lower  jaw},  {mandible},  {mandibula},  {submaxilla}, 
  {jawbone}] 




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