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chops

the jowls or flesh of lips and jaw in dogs.
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The great thing is to make a good breakfast," and he started with a couple of chops, saying that he would take these while they were hot, as the beef could wait.
He ate his breakfast, licked his chops, and climbed into Anne's lap.
The lion licked his chops and was nervous with eagerness, as if he wanted to go forward and make a meal.
Her mouth opened, the saliva drooled forth, and she licked her chops with the pleasure of anticipation.
After securing a bed at the hotel, and ordering a frugal curate's dinner (bit of fish, two chops, mashed potatoes, semolina pudding, half-pint of sherry), I sallied out to look at the town.
He seized an axe and in a couple of chops felled a tree.
that I am a talker, then the true reasoning runs that since all men of sense should avoid me, and thou hast not avoided me, but art at the present moment eating herrings with me under a holly-bush, ergo you are no man of sense, which is exactly what I have been dinning into your long ears ever since I first clapped eyes on your sunken chops.
The animal dragged itself reluctantly out of his way, licking its chops with a tongue which seemed hardly to have the strength to curl.
Early one evening, while it was yet twilight, I had run across the street and into the butcher-shop to get some chops for Ernest's supper.
Nicholas suggested cold meat, but there was no cold meat--poached eggs, but there were no eggs--mutton chops, but there wasn't a mutton chop within three miles, though there had been more last week than they knew what to do with, and would be an extraordinary supply the day after tomorrow.
At 7 o'clock the coffee was made and the frying-pan was on the back of the stove hot and ready to cook the chops.
He began by ordering in a brutal voice the chops to be brought back for me, and turning in his chair: "Mistake they told you?