plural of jowl

Source: Wiktionary


Jowl, n. Etym: [For older chole, chaul, AS. ceaft jaw. Cf. Chaps.]

Definition: The cheek; the jaw. [Written also jole, choule, chowle, and geoule.] Cheek by jowl, with the cheeks close together; side by side; in close proximity. "I will go with three cheek by jole." Shak. " Sits cheek by jowl." Dryden.

Jowl, v. t.

Definition: To throw, dash, or knock. [Obs.] How the knave jowls it to the ground. Shak.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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