The cheeks (Latin: buccae) constitute the area of the face below the eyes and between the nose and the left or right ear. "Buccal" means relating to the cheek. In humans, the region is innervated by the buccal nerve. The area between the inside of the cheek and the teeth and gums is called the vestibule or buccal pouch or buccal cavity and forms part of the mouth. In other animals the cheeks may also be referred to as jowls.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
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.
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
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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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cheeks is ranked #7964 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Cheeks surname appeared 4,155 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Cheeks.
73% or 3,036 total occurrences were Black.
21.4% or 889 total occurrences were White.
3.3% or 139 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.6% or 70 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.2% or 12 total occurrences were Asian.
0.2% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of cheeks in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of cheeks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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.
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.
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.
I go into ecstasies every time I see the naked figure of a woman, such as Venus, for example. It strikes me as so wonderful and exquisite that I have difficulty in stopping the tears rolling down my cheeks.
He should have kissed her on the cheeks instead.
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