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a distinctly protruding, often wide lower jaw.
a long, thin jaw.
when plural, refers to upper and lower jaw; when singular usually to lower jaw. a long hollow jaw that gives the face a drawn appearance

lantern jaw lan·tern jaw (lān’tərn)


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