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Lanthorn-jawed (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Lanthorn-jawed

Thin-visaged: from their cheeksbeing almost transparent. Or else, lenten jawed; i.e. having the jaws of one emaciated by a too rigid observation of Lent. Dark lanthorn; a servant or agent at court, who receives a bribe for his principal or master.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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