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lockjaw
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
a bacterial infection typically contracted through a puncture wound with a dirty object; causes a spasm of the jaw muscles so that the jaw remains tightly closed; prevented by the DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) vaccine and by subsequent booster shots every 10 years
  • Mud head to foot. Cut your hand open. Lockjaw. They make
    you kaputt, Leopoldleben.
    Episode 15 — Circe (5% in)
lockjaw = bacterial infection typically contracted through a puncture wound with a dirty object
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