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mouth

1. A tendency to speak brashly or inappropriately. TImmy's got a bit of a mouth on him, so he's always getting into trouble at school.
2. A criminal lawyer. If your mouth isn't there, they'll definitely try to get incriminating information out of you.

a mouth

1. n. a hangover. I’ve got quite a mouth this morning. I guess I overdid it.
2.  Go to mouth(piece).
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mouth

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"The ears of the king are large, if his mouth be small, O Chief Bulalio," I answered, "and I, who am but the mouth, speak what the ears have heard."
"How know you that I have dwelt with the wolves upon the Ghost Mountain, O Mouth?" he asked.
The main feature of his scheme was to establish a line of trading posts along the Missouri and the Columbia, to the mouth of the latter, where was to be founded the chief trading house or mart.
This circumstance had suggested to him the idea of supplying the Russian establishment regularly by means of the annual ship that should visit the settlement at the mouth of the Columbia (or Oregon) ; by this means the casual trading vessels would be excluded from those parts of the coast where their malpractices were so injurious to the Russians.
In desperation the smaller of the two Assassins pulled out a long knife from his pocket, and tried to pry Pinocchio's mouth open with it.
"And in another isle are men that have flat faces without nose and without eyes, but they have two small round holes instead of eyes and they have a flat mouth without lips.
"And in another isle are men that have the lips about their mouth so great that when they sleep in the sun they cover all their face with the lip."
--Also what requireth a long time, a day's-work and a mouth's-work for gentle idlers and sluggards.
All eyes were fixed upon the yawning mouth of the Columbiad.
He pinioned my right arm so that I could not withdraw my hand from my pocket, and at the same time clapped his other hand over my mouth. Of course, I could have struggled away from him and freed my hand or gotten my mouth clear so that I might cry an alarm, but in a trice Yellow Handkerchief was on top of me.
I struggled around to no purpose in the bottom of the junk, while my legs and arms were tied and my mouth securely bound in what I afterward found to be a cotton shirt.
Sancho came so close that he almost put his eyes into his mouth; now just at that moment the balsam had acted on the stomach of Don Quixote, so, at the very instant when Sancho came to examine his mouth, he discharged all its contents with more force than a musket, and full into the beard of the compassionate squire.
Clearly this sinner is mortally wounded, as he vomits blood from the mouth;" but considering the matter a little more closely he perceived by the colour, taste, and smell, that it was not blood but the balsam from the flask which he had seen him drink; and he was taken with such a loathing that his stomach turned, and he vomited up his inside over his very master, and both were left in a precious state.
Even as she waxed impatient, the chance came, and Joe whipped his fist to Ponta's mouth. It was a staggering blow.
Promptly, in the next clinch, the blow was repeated; but after that Joe usually managed to give Ponta the heel of the glove on the mouth and so hold his head back.