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jowl, joul, mod. edd. joll: to dash, knock All'sW. I. iii. 60 “they may horns together,” Ham. V. i. 82 “how the knave jowls it to the ground.” ∥ ‘To jowl a person's head against the wall’ is a threat common to the northern and midl. dial.
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 5.1
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