Acronyms that contain the term cheeks
What does cheeks mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: cheeks.
What does cheeks mean?
- A general term among mechanics for those pieces of timber in any machine which are double, and perfectly corresponding to each other. The projections at the throat-end of a gaff which embrace the mast are termed jaws. Also, the sides of a gun-carriage. (See BRACKETS.) Also, the sides of a block. Also, an old soubriquet for a marine, derived from a rough pun on his uniform in olden days.