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Word of the Day 11/06/17 Jawbreaker

Jawbreaker (noun)
jawbreaker [jaw-brey-ker]


noun
1. Informal. a word that is hard to pronounce.
2. a very hard, usually round, candy.
3. Also called jaw crusher. Mining. a machine used to break up ore, consisting of a fixed plate and a hinged jaw moved by a toggle joint.

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Origin: First recorded in 1830-40; jaw + breaker

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