- having a lantern jaw.
Origin of lantern-jawed
First recorded in 1690–1700
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Examples from the Web for lantern-jawed
What she really is like, though, is a lantern-jawed young Botticelli Madonna.Play the Game!
Ruth Comfort Mitchell
They were gaunt and lantern-jawed, and clothed in tattered buckskin.In the Old West
George Frederick Ruxton
"Not much," said Nasmith, a lantern-jawed man with black hair.The Onslaught from Rigel
That he is extremely sallow, thin, long-faced, and lantern-jawed.Reprinted Pieces
The man referred to was a long, lank, lantern-jawed fellow with a cross-grained expression of countenance.The Dog Crusoe and his Master
- having a long hollow jaw that gives the face a drawn appearance
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