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mandible
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
the lower jaw in vertebrates

or (more rarely):

in arthropods such as insects and arachnids:  either of two jaws
  • To sum up, then: in the Right Whale's there is no great well of sperm; no ivory teeth at all; no long, slender mandible of a lower jaw, like the Sperm Whale's.
    Chapters 73-75 — Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; The Sperm Whale's Head, The Right Whale's Head (96% in)

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