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cheek

1. 
a. either side of the face, esp that part below the eye
b. either side of the oral cavity; side of the mouth
2. a side of a door jamb
3. Nautical one of the two fore-and-aft supports for the trestletrees on a mast of a sailing vessel, forming part of the hounds
4. one of the jaws of a vice

Cheek

A narrow upright face, forming the end or side of an architectural or structural member or one side of an opening.

cheek

[chēk]
(anatomy)
The wall of the mouth in humans and other mammals.
(metallurgy)
Portion of a three-part flask between the cope and the drag.
(zoology)
The lateral side of the head in submammalian vertebrates and in invertebrates.

cheek

1. A narrow upright face forming the end or side of an architectural or structural member, or one side of an opening.
2. A narrow upright face forming the end or a side of an architectural or structural member.
3. The upright face of one side of an opening.
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The production is directed by Owen Horsley, who joins Love & Madness from the Cheek by Jowl theatre company.
It also sits alongside significant touring companies ranging from Prospect to Cheek by Jowl.
Instead, this eight-unit housing development has been shaped for a specific user group, providing cheek by jowl rental accommodation for a community of Japanese petrol heads, of the two-wheel variety.
He said: "Melling is cheek by jowl with Kirkby and I know it's of great concern to residents.
BEIRUT, Lebanon -- When clashes broke out during a nationwide strike in Lebanon, some of the worst fighting rocked Christian areas, where rival factions live cheek by jowl.
Director DECLAN DONNELLAN is joint founder of Cheek by Jowl theatre company in London with designer and partner Nick Ormerod, and is the author of The Actor and the Target.
Normally one does not hang around when one is not welcome, particularly after 100 years of living cheek by jowl with one's sworn enemies -- which is why I cannot agree with Richard Cohen's advice that ``it is best for Israel to hunker down.
When it comes to evolution, however, the legal group stands cheek by jowl with the establishment.
Presented by Cheek by Jowl at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn, New York.
For about two months, at Lincoln Center, two companies, the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, perform cheek by jowl at the New York State Theater and Metropolitan Opera House, respectively.
In Central Harlem, Brownsville, and East New York--areas deprived of institutions and job opportunities--dozens of mosques (Sunni, NOI, Five Percenter and Nuwaubian) have arisen, standing cheek by jowl with dozens of churches, all trying to provide some order and guidance.
They tell us that in a world that has shrunk, through globalization and communications, the two thirds who live in or near poverty now exist cheek by jowl with the third who live in comparative wealth and ease.