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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jowl \Jowl\ (joul or j[=o]l), n. [For older chole, chaul, AS. ceaft jaw. Cf. Chaps.] The cheek; the jaw. [Written also jole, choule, chowle, and geoule.] [1913 Webster] Cheek by jowl, with the cheeks close together; side by side; in close proximity. "I will go with thee cheek by jole." --Shak. " Sits cheek by jowl." --Dryden. [1913 Webster]