1. Adjustable jaws center workpiece in a lathe or center tool in a drill.
2. The part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade.
1. To pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, esp. under the chin; SYN. pat.
2. To throw away (slang); SYN. ditch.
3. To throw carelessly; SYN. toss.