• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cheek-tooth a molar tooth
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. céce, céace, the cheek, jaw; cf. Dut. kaak.


In literature:

There was a point of colour on her freckled cheeks, her lower lip showed a tooth's pressure.
"Our Friend the Charlatan" by George Gissing
In his hand he grasped a toothbrush, and there were dabs of white tooth-powder on his cheeks and chin.
"The Woman With The Fan" by Robert Hichens
There was not a painted cheek in Eden, nor a bald head, nor a false tooth, nor a bachelor.
"Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales" by Robert L. Taylor
Both cold and hot applications to the tooth or cheek will then probably prove useless.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
He has lost every single tooth he possessed; and with his fallen-in cheeks, he now looks much more like a woman than a man.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
He kept his hand to his cheek and swore at the tooth and the doctor alternately.
"A Canadian Bankclerk" by J. P. Buschlen
He had a very black beard and hair, and one cheek bulged out with a fig that was there to draw the pain out of a bad tooth.
"Reveries over Childhood and Youth" by William Butler Yeats
The last cheek tooth indeed is often degenerate.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
The edge of the cheek-bone is toothed or serrated, and the edge of the gill-cover has one or more small spines.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall