A lot of us who live in cities…we live cheek to jowl with the dead.
They are places where people sit cheek to jowl, maybe sneezing, maybe coughing, maybe puking.
Singwell and Saladin (puppies) having been sent away howling, the one bit through the jowl, the other through the foot.
Moisture gathered on his jet-black nose; he licked his jowl.
Put the head, jowl, feet and part of the liver in water sufficient to keep well covered; boil until quite done.
Then their noses touched, and he felt the warm little tongue of the puppy on his jowl.
Vermin are most common around the ears, inside the legs, and in the folds of the skin on the jowl sides and flanks.
And Czerny could live here, cheek by jowl with these fearsome mysteries!
He was a portly man, who held his head back so that his face seemed all jowl and mouth and sandy chin-whisker.
Separate the jowl from the head; take care of the brains to add to the stew.
"jaw," 1570s, alteration of Middle English chawl (late 14c.), chavel (early 14c.), from Old English ceafl, from Proto-Germanic *kefalaz (cf. Middle High German kiver, German kiefer, Old Norse kjoptr "jaw," Danish kæft, Flemish kavel, Dutch kevel "gum"), from PIE *gep(h)- "jaw, mouth" (cf. Old Irish gop, Irish gob "beak, mouth"). The change from ch- to j- has not been explained.
jowl 1 (joul)
The jaw, especially the lower jaw.
The flesh under the lower jaw, especially when plump or flaccid.