Why was clemency trending last week?
also lockjaw, 1786, earlier locked-jaw (1765), popular name for trismus, also applied to tetanus, from lock (v.) + jaw.
lockjaw lock·jaw (lŏk'jô')n.
: McKellen's Richard, his defects minimized and with a ruling-class lockjaw accent, is elegantly carved in ice (1980s+)
have lockjaw, locust valley lockjaw