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Jaw

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Words of complaint; wrangling, abuse, jabber. “To jaw,” to annoy with words, to jabber, wrangle, or abuse. The French gueule and gueuler are used in the same manner.

Hold your jaw. Hold your tongue or jabber.

What are you jawing about? What are you jabbering or wrangling about?

A break-jaw word. A very long word, or one hard to pronounce.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Jarkman
Jarnac
Jarndyce v. Jarndyce
Jarvey
Jarvie (Baillie Nicol)
Jaundice
Javan [clay]
Javanese
Javert
Jaw
Jā-wāb
Jawbone
Jay (A)
Jay
Jazey
Je Maintiendrai (I will maintain)
Je ne Sais Quoi
Jeames
Jean Crapaud
Jean Farine [Jack Flour]