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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cheeks

    A general term among mechanics for those pieces of timber in any machine which are double, and perfectly corresponding to each other. The projections at the throat-end of a gaff which embrace the mast are termed jaws. Also, the sides of a gun-carriage. (See BRACKETS.) Also, the sides of a block. Also, an old soubriquet for a marine, derived from a rough pun on his uniform in olden days.

  2. cheeks

    Pieces of compass-timber on the ship's bows, for the security of the beak-head, or knee of the head, whence the term head-knee. Two pieces of timber fitted on each side of a mast, from beneath the hounds and its uppermost end. Also, the circular pieces on the aft-side of the carrick-bitts.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. cheeks

    In the construction of artillery-carriages, are the parts between which the piece is placed and upon which the trunnions are supported. See Ordnance, Carriages for, Nomenclature of Artillery Carriage.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheeks in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheeks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cheeks in a Sentence

  1. Leo Buscaglia:

    Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

  2. Jenny LaBaw:

    Three months ago my boyfriend and I visited Colorado to visit my family, i had tears down my cheeks and told him I decided to run cross-country for epilepsy.

  3. Salvador Dali, from Dialogues with Marcel Duchamp, by Pierre Cabanne, 1987, pp. 13-14:

    The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.

  4. Ben Narasin:

    They are squirrels trying to pack their cheeks full of nuts, everyone has been waiting for winter to start for a long time.

  5. Salvador Dali:

    The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.

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