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Definition: Butment cheek
, n. [Abbreviation of Abutment
1. (Arch.) A buttress of an arch; the supporter, or that part
which joins it to the upright pier.
2. (Masonry) The mass of stone or solid work at the end of a
bridge, by which the extreme arches are sustained, or by
which the end of a bridge without arches is supported.
(Carp.), the part of a mortised timber
surrounding the mortise, and against which the shoulders
of the tenon bear. --Knight.
(ch[=e]k), n. [OE. cheke, cheoke, AS. ce[`a]ce,
ce[`o]ce; cf. Goth. kukjan to kiss, D. kaak cheek; perh. akin
to E. chew, jaw.]
1. The side of the face below the eye.
2. The cheek bone. [Obs.] --Caucer.
3. pl. (Mech.) Those pieces of a machine, or of any timber,
or stone work, which form corresponding sides, or which
are similar and in pair; as, the cheeks (jaws) of a vise;
the cheeks of a gun carriage, etc.
4. pl. The branches of a bridle bit. --Knight.
5. (Founding) A section of a flask, so made that it can be
moved laterally, to permit the removal of the pattern from
the mold; the middle part of a flask.
6. Cool confidence; assurance; impudence. [Slang]
Cheek of beef
. See Illust. of Beef
(Anat.) the bone of the side of the face; esp.,
the malar bone.
Cheek by jowl
, side by side; very intimate.
(Zo["o]l.), a sacklike dilation of the cheeks
of certain monkeys and rodents, used for holding food.
Cheeks of a block
, the two sides of the shell of a tackle
Cheeks of a mast
, the projection on each side of a mast,
upon which the trestletrees rest.
(Anat.), a hinder or molar tooth.
. See under Butment