Definition of Jawing

1. n. Scolding; clamorous or abusive talk.



Definition of Jawing

1. Verb. (present participle of jaw) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jawing

1. jaw [v] - See also: jaw

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jawing

jawbonings
jawbox
jawboxes
jawbreaker
jawbreakers
jawdropping
jawdroppingly
jawed
jawfall
jawfallen
jawfalls
jawfish
jawfoot
jawhole
jawholes
jawing (current term)
jawings
jawless
jawless fish
jawless vertebrate
jawlike
jawline
jawlines
jawn
jawns
jaws
jaws of death
jaws of life
jawsmith
jawsmiths

Literary usage of Jawing

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1. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1874)
"Throughout his discourse jawing Jackson had been smoking, but having now finished his pipe, he knocked the ashes out of it, and rose from his seat, ..."

2. Sailors' Language: A Collection of Sea-terms and Their Definitions by William Clark Russell (1883)
"jawing-tackle.—Capacity of talking. jawing-tacks.—A speaker is said to have his jawing-tacks aboard when he talks rapidly and at length. Jaw-rope. ..."

3. A Digest of the Laws Relating to the Game of this Kingdom: Containing All by John Paul (1775)
"... that three claws of the fere-foot (halt be cut off by the fkin. But from henceforth fuch jawing of dogs (hall not be, but in places where it hath been ..."

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