Thesaurus / jawbone
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Think of Samson, who slew a thousand Philistines with the jawbone of an ass!
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
I have known rich Jawbone Janes to travel half across the continent to harangue a poor bunch of striking hunyaks.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
Only as the challenged party I have the choice of weapons, and inasmuch as this is a hot day, I choose the jawbone.
IN CAMP WITH A TIN SOLDIERJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Mr. Lesueur made a drawing of this jawbone, which is deposited in the library.
The wound in the neck, just beneath the jawbone, was still clasped by the hand of the unconscious man.
THE LONE RANGER RIDESFRAN STRIKER
The skeleton astonished them by the prominence of the jawbone, the holes for the eyes, and the frightful length of the hands.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHETGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
A Reigate resident advertises in a daily newspaper for the recovery of a human jawbone.
Will the wrath of God abide forever upon a man for doubting the story that Samson killed a thousand men with a new jawbone?
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 11 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
And at once the answer belched proudly from half-a-dozen throats in unison, "The jawbone of an ass."
At the bottom of the tub were found a jawbone with several teeth attached, some fingers, and other parts of a human body.
THE HISTORY OF BURKE AND HAREGEORGE MAC GREGOR
WORDS RELATED TO JAWBONE
- bawl out
- call on the carpet
- carp on
- chew out
- climb all over
- dress down
- go after
- jump down one's throat
- jump on
- lay into
- lean on
- sit on
- sound off
- take to task
- tear apart
- tell off
- tick off
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