jawbone(redirected from jawbones)
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A bone of the jaw, especially the bone of the lower jaw.
v. jaw·boned, jaw·boning, jaw·bones Slang
To try to influence or pressure through strong persuasion, especially to urge to comply voluntarily.
To urge voluntary compliance with official wishes or guidelines.
Unscientific term used to indicate the maxilla or mandible.