from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a prominent or heavy under jaw.


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  • While making it I was accosted by an underjawed man (there is an unusually large percentage of underjawed people in the neighbourhood of S. Ambrogio), who asked whether my taking this sketch must not be considered as a sign that war was imminent.

    Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino 1881

  • Maria Barbola, immortalized by a place in one of Velasquez's most celebrated pictures, was a little dame about three feet and a half in height, with the head and shoulders of a large woman, and a countenance much underjawed, and almost ferocious in expression.

    The Old Masters and Their Pictures For the Use of Schools and Learners in Art Sarah Tytler 1870


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