English dictionary definition of:



  • holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
  • the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  • the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth


  • censure severely or angrily
  • talk incessantly and tiresomely
  • talk socially without exchanging too much information
  • chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

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Scrabble score for jaw

Scrabble score = 13

generated at 22:20:13 on 01-08-19

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