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false teeth

plural noun
1.
a denture, especially a pair of removable full dentures of both jaws.
Origin of false teeth
1785-1795
1785-95
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  • He had lost his spectacles and his upper set of false teeth.

    Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
  • It was just the other way, because at that time there were no spectacles or false teeth.

  • He has all the smooth and exquisite manners of the old diplomats, without their false teeth and things.

    Red Hair Elinor Glyn
  • I wish I had been born with false teeth and a false liver and false carbuncles.

    Following the Equator, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • I'm in the sixties—sound of wind and limb—only two false teeth—one at each side, bicuspids, merely for show.

    The Martian George Du Maurier
  • Take out that set of false teeth and shave off your moustache, too.

  • As she spoke, her false teeth, too large for her gums, rattled; a stench of the grave accompanied the smile on the painted lips.

    The Enemies of Women Vicente Blasco Ibez
British Dictionary definitions for false teeth

false teeth

plural noun
1.
a denture, esp a removable complete set of artificial teeth for one or both jaws
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