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From Middle English wangtooth, from Old English wangtōþ (molar, grinder), equivalent to wang (cheek) +‎ tooth. More at wang, tooth.


wangtooth (plural wangteeth)

  1. (now chiefly dialectal) A molar.
    • 1976, Bartlett Jere Whiting, Respectfully and Finally Submitted:
      All at once, an epiphany of sorts, his wangtooth roving through the binding caught upon a manuscript fragment which to all appearances is the missing conclusion of the Hous.
    • 2006, The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night:
      Then he asked leave a third time, and the youth, knowing that, if the Khalif assented yet once more, it would be the signal of his death, laughed till his wang-teeth appeared; []