jawbone

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jaw + bone

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jawbone ‎(plural jawbones)

  1. The bone of the lower jaw; the mandible.
  2. Any of the bones in the lower or upper jaw.

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jawbone ‎(third-person singular simple present jawbones, present participle jawboning, simple past and past participle jawboned)

  1. To talk persistently in an attempt to persuade somebody to cooperate.

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