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jowl 1

1. The jaw, especially the lower jaw.
2. The cheek.

jowl 2

1. The flesh of the lower cheeks or lower jaw, especially when plump or flaccid.
2. A fleshy part similar to a jowl, such as the dewlap of a cow or the wattle of a fowl.


external throat or upper neck, especially if fat or loose skin is present. Anterior to the dewlap.

jowl abscess
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BEIRUT, Lebanon -- When clashes broke out during a nationwide strike in Lebanon, some of the worst fighting rocked Christian areas, where rival factions live cheek by jowl.
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Normally one does not hang around when one is not welcome, particularly after 100 years of living cheek by jowl with one's sworn enemies -- which is why I cannot agree with Richard Cohen's advice that ``it is best for Israel to hunker down.
When it comes to evolution, however, the legal group stands cheek by jowl with the establishment.
The decidedly uncosmopolitan citizens of Paul Haggis' balkanized Los Angeles live and work cheek to jowl with a rainbow coalition of races and ethnicities, all the while muttering and screaming a common string of racial epithets and slurs at their unloved neighbors.
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Crowded into transport ships and camps, and fighting cheek on jowl in the trenches, US soldiers were particularly vulnerable.
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They're taking their cues from older neighborhoods such as Seattle's Capitol Hill, where Tudors and Victorians sit cheek to jowl with four-squares and Craftsman-style homes, sited on smallish lots with big, usable porches and plenty of nearby businesses and shopping.