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Several slow, deliberate lunges later, the tortoise’s yawning maw caught the bird, crushing its head.A giant tortoise was caught stalking, killing and eating a baby bird|Jonathan Lambert|August 23, 2021|Science News
The third time, from her mermaid maw, Emerged the voice of Ringo Staw.Style Invitational Week 1436: Haven’t seen it — new plots for movie titles|Pat Myers|May 13, 2021|Washington Post
Privately, they admit they have to provide the data that feed that maw.How to Reinvent College Rankings: Show the Data Students Need Most|Steve Cohen|March 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The other is that people actually lose skills (even very basic skills) and many of them fall into the maw of depression.The Federal Government Should Hire the Long-Term Unemployed|Megan McArdle|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Every time I step onto an airplane, I turn to the right and take a good, hard stare into the maw of the engine.
Having been caught red-handed with a smoking bong firmly pasted to his maw, the long knives are out for the Olympic hero.
Thereafter we were buffeted like chips in the swirling maw of a whirlpool; we fought our way rod by rod.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He picks me out, but my gran'maw he sez dat he will leave case she am so old an' feeble.
I doan know nothin' 'bout my family 'cept my gran'maw an' she died in Mississippi durin' de war.
Just what they expect of my babyAin't clear to his maw; my, oh, my!With the Colors|Everard Jack Appleton
So much for the measure of the maw of the circulating library.