jawbone

[ UK /d‍ʒˈɔːbə‍ʊn/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒɔˌboʊn/ ]
VERB
  1. talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
NOUN
  1. the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
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How To Use jawbone In A Sentence

  • Congresswoman Weintrob jawboned local officials about their responsibilities toward the immigrant community.
  • A large skull with deep-set eye sockets that appeared to stare at one had the title Aryan (Germanic) written beneath its pronounced jawbone. Soul
  • When you chew gum, the repetitive movement of your jaw puts added tension on the muscles and joints where your jawbone meets your skull, Urbaniak says.
  • Homo erectus was then known only from fossils discovered in Java in the 1890s—although the remains a jawbone, skullcap, thighbone, and two teeth were initially classified as Pithecanthropus erectus, or the “erect ape man.” Ancestral Passions
  • Hoss jumped, and the horse shied, the twin jolts coming together in the agony of his jawbone.
  • The membrane behind the jawbone is essentially avascular and bleeds very little, if at all, and although I have no doubt that this procedure causes some minor discomfort for the fish, keep in mind these creatures routinely eat very spiny baitfish, so they are used to puncture wounds inside the mouth. The Fine Art of Gaffing
  • Mrs Callaway received treatment for a broken jawbone, chipped cheekbone and bumps and scrapes all over her body.
  • Oh, and I sold (or maybe "resold," depends on whether or not the editor decides that the New Wyrd chapbook counts) my short story "Jawbone of an Ass" to "SHE NAILED THE STAKE THROUGH HIS HEAD: TALES OF BIBLICAL HORROR," which is being published by Dybbuk Press (editor Tim Lieder.) Day in the Life of an Idiot
  • The jawbone was our most valuable find/discovery.
  • These sounds are received as echoes in the dolphin's jawbone and the signal is transmitted to its brain.
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