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Caw vs. Jaw — What's the Difference?

Caw vs. Jaw — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Caw and Jaw

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Caw

The hoarse raucous sound that is characteristic of a crow or similar bird.

Jaw

The jaw is any opposable articulated structure at the entrance of the mouth, typically used for grasping and manipulating food. The term jaws is also broadly applied to the whole of the structures constituting the vault of the mouth and serving to open and close it and is part of the body plan of humans and most animals.

Caw

To utter such a hoarse raucous sound.

Jaw

Either of two bony or cartilaginous structures that in most vertebrates form the framework of the mouth and hold the teeth.

Caw

The harsh cry of a crow.
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Jaw

The mandible or maxilla or the part of the face covering these bones.

Caw

To make the harsh cry of a crow, rook, or raven.

Jaw

Any of various structures of invertebrates that have an analogous function to vertebrate jaws.

Caw

A rendering of the vocalisation of a crow or other corvid.

Jaw

Either of two opposed hinged parts in a mechanical device.

Caw

To cry like a crow, rook, or raven.
Rising and cawing at the gun's report.

Jaw

Jaws The walls of a pass, canyon, or cavern.

Caw

The cry made by the crow, rook, or raven.

Jaw

Jaws A dangerous situation or confrontation
The jaws of death.

Caw

The sound made by corvine birds

Jaw

Impudent argument or back talk
Don't give me any jaw.

Caw

Utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

Jaw

A conversation or chat.

Jaw

To talk vociferously; jabber.

Jaw

To talk; converse.

Jaw

One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth.

Jaw

The part of the face below the mouth.
His jaw dropped in amazement.

Jaw

(figuratively) Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; especially plural, the mouth or way of entrance.
The jaws of a pass; the jaws of darkness; the jaws of death.

Jaw

A notch or opening.

Jaw

A notched or forked part, adapted for holding an object in place.
The jaw of a railway-car pedestal.

Jaw

One of a pair of opposing parts which are movable towards or from each other, for grasping or crushing anything between them.
The jaws of a vise; the jaws of a stone-crushing machine.

Jaw

(nautical) The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.

Jaw

Impudent, abusive or worthless talk.

Jaw

(slang) Axle guard.

Jaw

(snooker) The curved part of the cushion marking the entry to the pocket.

Jaw

(transitive) To assail or abuse by scolding.

Jaw

(intransitive) To scold; to clamor.

Jaw

To talk; to converse.

Jaw

(of a ball) To stick in the jaws of a pocket.

Jaw

(used in certain set phrases like jaw harp, jaw harpist and jaw's-trump)

Jaw

One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth.

Jaw

Fig.: Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; esp., pl., the mouth or way of entrance; as, the jaws of a pass; the jaws of darkness; the jaws of death.

Jaw

A notch or opening.

Jaw

The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.

Jaw

Impudent or abusive talk.

Jaw

To scold; to clamor.

Jaw

To talk idly, long-windedly, or without special purpose.

Jaw

To assail or abuse by scolding.

Jaw

The part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

Jaw

The bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

Jaw

Holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object

Jaw

Talk socially without exchanging too much information;
The men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

Jaw

Talk incessantly and tiresomely

Jaw

Chew (food);
He jawed his bubble gum
Chew your food and don't swallow it!
The cows were masticating the grass

Jaw

Censure severely or angrily;
The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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