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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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This may have occurred as a result of the expansion by savings and loan associations into such services as cheeking that require a large administrative staff.
Stroppy James was ejected from the Scottish Parliament for cheeking the heidie Tricia Marwick, who acted like he'd burned down her Christmas tree.
Games of knock-door-run and cheeking the odd elder were, and always will be, a pastime for bored youngsters.
We were disciplined for being tear a ways, for fighting, for cheeking the teachers and generally being a menace.