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tooth US English

Each of a set of hard, bony enamel-coated structures in the jaws of most vertebrates, used for biting and chewing

tooth US Thesaurus

the teeth of an extinct fish

egg tooth US English

A hard white protuberance on the beak or jaw of an embryo bird or reptile that is used for breaking out of the shell and is later lost

tooth mug US English

A mug used or designed for use like a toothglass

baby tooth US English

Another term for milk tooth.

buck tooth US English

An upper tooth that projects over the lower lip

milk tooth US English

Any of a set of early, temporary (deciduous) teeth in children or young mammals that fall out as the permanent teeth erupt (in children, between the ages of about 6 and 12)

sweet tooth US English

A great liking for sweet-tasting foods

tooth decay US English

Decay of the outer surface of a tooth as a result of bacterial action

tooth fairy US English

A fairy said to leave a gift, especially a coin, under a child’s pillow in exchange for a baby tooth that has fallen out and been put under the pillow

tooth shell US English

A burrowing mollusk with a slender tusk-shaped shell, which is open at both ends and typically white, and a three-lobed foot

tooth powder US English

Powder used for cleaning the teeth

wisdom tooth US English

Each of the four hindmost molars in humans, which usually appear at about the age of twenty

cut a tooth US English

(Usually of a baby or child) have a tooth appear through the gum

permanent tooth US English

A tooth in a mammal that replaces a temporary milk tooth and lasts for most of the mammal’s life

dog's-tooth violet US English

A plant of the lily family which has backward-curving pointed petals

fine-tooth comb US English

A comb with narrow teeth that are close together

long in the tooth US English

Rather old

fight tooth and nail US English

Fight fiercely

red in tooth and claw US English

Involving savage or merciless conflict or competition

cut a tooth in cut US English

(Usually of a baby or child) have a tooth appear through the gum

dogtooth US English

A small pointed ornament repeated along a molding consisting of four petals radiating from a raised center, used especially in the Early English style

eyetooth US English

A canine tooth, especially one in the upper jaw

sawtooth US English

Shaped like the teeth of a saw with alternate steep and gentle slopes

an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth US English

Used to refer to the belief that punishment in kind is the appropriate way to deal with an offense or crime

canine tooth in canine US English

A pointed tooth between the incisors and premolars of a mammal, often greatly enlarged in carnivores

false teeth US English

Another term for dentures (see denture).

houndstooth US English

A large checked pattern with notched corners suggestive of a canine tooth, typically used in cloth for jackets and suits

molar1 US English

A grinding tooth at the back of a mammal’s mouth

saber-toothed cat in sabertooth US English

A large extinct carnivorous mammal of the cat family, with large, curved upper canine teeth

toothcomb US English

Used with reference to a very thorough search or analysis of something

dragon's teeth US English

Concrete obstacles pointing upwards from the ground in rows, used against tanks in the Second World War

incisor US English

A narrow-edged tooth at the front of the mouth, adapted for cutting. In humans there are four incisors in each jaw

snaggleteeth in snaggletooth US English

An irregular or projecting tooth

snaggletooths in snaggletooth US English

A small deep-sea fish with large fangs at the front of the jaws and a number of light organs on the body

red in tooth and claw in red US English

Involving savage or merciless conflict or competition

an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth in eye US English

Used to refer to the belief that punishment in kind is the appropriate way to deal with an offense or crime