Definition of Jawings

1. jawing [n] - See also: jawing



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jawings

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

Literary usage of Jawings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ruskin, Rossetti, Preraphaelitism: Papers 1854 to 1862 by William Michael Rossetti (1899)
"... So as yet let us hope That instead of a rope The worthy old scoundrel May retain his all-round gill. But as to his doings And jawings and ..."

2. Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, at the First Session by William Pitt Fessenden, Thaddeus Stevens (1866)
"... by refusal to trade with them, and sometimes some bickerings and jawings ; though our people have not used any violence even when they felt like it, ..."

3. Traits of American Humor by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1852)
"But, it was always so—when I was a little boy, they coaxed all my pennies out of me; coaxed me to take all the jawings, and all the hidings, and to go first ..."

4. Traits of American Humour by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1852)
"But, it was always so—when I was a little boy, they coaxed all my pennies out of me; coaxed me to take all the jawings, and all the hidings, and to go first ..."

5. The Writings of Mark Twain by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"There were jawings, bickerings, heartburnings. And at last that other collector, with a malignity which only a collector can ever feel toward a man and a ..."

6. Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow ... A. D. 1573-17 by Glasgow (Scotland), James David Marwick, Robert Renwick (1908)
"... prohibit and discharge the throwing or casting out of houses or windows upon the streets, lanes or dosses any jawings, filth or dirt, and also command ..."

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