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- plural of
- (plural only) the mouth
- (plural only) the borders of anything which has a mouthlike aspect.
- Open the jaws of the wrench and wide as possible.
- The red wobbled in the jaws of the pocket, but didn't go down.
- (colloquial, eastern Ohio) a contrarian.
Uncertain, see Jew's harp for more.
- (used in certain set phrases like jaws harp)