Synonyms for lockjaw

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I'm afraid this hospital nursing is going to be a lockjaw business.

And when he goes to the Tynwald Coort there, it'll be lockjaw and the measles with some of them.

I hope I won't have lockjaw—it's harder on a woman than it is on a man anytime.

Another, a victim of lockjaw, only yielded to the influence of chloroform.

To prevent Lockjaw, from a Nail run into the Foot, or any other injury.

“If we get cut with a rusty trap we may get lockjaw,” groaned Sabine.

I suffered terribly during the day, once having the lockjaw.

She had a kind of lockjaw of grief such as children suffer and suffer for.

Three of my personal friends have had lockjaw and recovered.

By this time my teeth were clenched as if in the throes of lockjaw.