the third molar on each side of the upper and lower jaws: the last tooth to erupt.
cut one’s wisdom teeth, to attain maturity or discretion.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 358, November 11, 1882 Various
any of the four molar teeth, one at the back of each side of the jaw, that are the last of the permanent teeth to erupt Technical name third molar
cut one’s wisdom teeth, to arrive at the age of discretion
One of four molars, the last on each side of both jaws in humans, usually appearing in young adulthood.
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to penetrate with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument or object: He cut his finger. to divide with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever; carve: to cut a rope. to detach with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; separate from the main body; lop off: to cut a slice from a […]