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Definitions of tongue:
  • noun:   the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
  • noun:   a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
  • noun:   a manner of speaking
    Example: "He spoke with a thick tongue"
  • noun:   the tongue of certain animals used as meat
  • noun:   any long thin projection that is transient
    Example: "Tongues of flame licked at the walls"
  • noun:   metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
  • noun:   a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
  • noun:   a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
  • verb:   lick or explore with the tongue
  • verb:   articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #24145)

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