lantern jaw

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The crowd erupted in spontaneous applause at the unexpected sight of the great man's glaring piggish eyes, lantern jaws, and tight-curled powdered wig rendered in the most fragile tissue paper, borne triumphantly aloft by the wind.
The archive described one members as having ``little eyes, one bigger than the other, a long nose, thin lantern jaws, bare upper lip, mouth from ear to ear and a rotten set of teeth.''
HE WAS a man with ``little eyes, one bigger than the other, a long nose, thin lantern jaws, bare upper lip, mouth from ear to ear resembling a shark's, a rotten set of teeth and a long, narrow visage''.