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Definition of "jaw-hole" []

  • A place into which dirty water, etc., is thrown; a sink. Also jaw-box, jaw-foot. (noun)
  • An opening in the ground; the entrance to a cave or cavern. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "jaw-hole" in a sentence
  • "Jock moved on westward, by the end of the house, leading Mannering’s horse by the bridle, and piloting, with some dexterity, along the little path which bordered the formidable jaw-hole, whose vicinity the stranger was made sensible of by means of more organs than one."
  • "‘Ye maun haud wessel by the end o’ the loan, and take tent o’ the jaw-hole."
  • "'Ye maun baud wessel by the end o' the loan, and take tent o 'the jaw-hole.'"