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jawed

 (jôd)
adj.
Having a jaw or jaws, especially of a specified kind. Often used in combination: slack-jawed; the jawed fishes.

jawed

(dʒɔd)

adj.
having a jaw or jaws, esp. of a specified kind (often used in combination): square-jawed.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jawed - of animals having jaws of a specified type
jawless - of animals having no jaw
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