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jaw-bone breaker

[cf. Vir. jaw bone a native candy (Farr 108); cf. W3 jawbreaker a round, hard candy] n. an all-day sucker (a large lollipop): Them big jaw-bone breaker bad for your teeth (Nassau). (Black)

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2011-05-30 20:33
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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