Definition of long-jawed in English:

long-jawed

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adjective

  • 1Having a long jaw.

  • 2Nautical
    (of rope) consisting of loosely twisted strands, especially as the result of being put under great strain; (now rare).

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Richard Bradley (?1688–1732), botanist and writer.