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Dewlap   Listen
noun
Dewlap  n.  
1.
The pendulous skin under the neck of an ox, which laps or licks the dew in grazing.
2.
The flesh upon the human throat, especially when with age. (Burlesque) "On her withered dewlap pour the ale."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Dewlap" Quotes from Famous Books



... far he expected, how far was prepared, to tempt his customer. No pedlar before a doorful of girls' sidelong heads could more deftly have marketed his wares. The monk, too, sidled his head; he pursed his mouth, furrowed with a finger in his dewlap, tried to appraise the wares. But to allow this would have been to forestall ...
— Little Novels of Italy • Maurice Henry Hewlett



Words linked to "Dewlap" :   tegument, skin, neck, cutis



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