Definitions for jowldʒaʊl; sometimes dʒoʊl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jowldʒaʊl; sometimes dʒoʊl(n.)

  1. a jaw, esp. the lower jaw.

  2. the cheek.

  3. the meat of the cheek of a hog.

Origin of jowl:

bef. 1000; ME chawl, chavell, OE ceafl jaw; c. dial. D kavel gum

jowled(adj.)

jowldʒaʊl; sometimes dʒoʊl(n.)

  1. a fold of flesh hanging from the jaw, as of a person who is fat.

  2. the dewlap of cattle.

  3. the wattle of fowls.

Origin of jowl:

1275–1325; ME cholle, OE ceole throat; c. OS, OSG Kela

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowl(noun)

    the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth

  2. jowl(noun)

    a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jowl(noun)

    the cheek; the jaw

  2. Jowl(verb)

    to throw, dash, or knock

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