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Meaning of DEWLAP

Pronunciation:  'doo`lap

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WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [n]  a hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck
 
 See Also: cervix, cutis, neck, skin, tegument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dew"lap`\, n. [Dew + lap to lick.]
1. The pendulous skin under the neck of an ox, which laps or
   licks the dew in grazing.

2. The flesh upon the human throat, especially when with age.
   [Burlesque]

         On her withered dewlap pour the ale.  --Shak.

 

 

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