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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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Most of us would say the former - but most of us do not live cheek by jowl to a cricket ground, as residents of Annfield Plain do.
David's previous productions include Troilus and Cressida and Macbeth for Cheek By Jowl and the UK tour of Stones in his Pockets.
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It is essential for the area to be able to grow to live cheek by jowl with the new emerging green industries, and what better way than to support a community sports team.
Pakistani officials say a senior al-Qaeda leader of Egyptian origin has been killed in a US drone strike in the militancy-plagued tribal region of North Waziristan, lying cheek by jowl with the Afghanistan border.
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.
Unlike America, Japan has for many years been inventing ingenious and at times radical solutions to living cheek by jowl in tight urban situations.
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.
When it comes to evolution, however, the legal group stands cheek by jowl with the establishment.