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toothed adj
1 having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination; "saw-toothed" [ant: toothless]
2 notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex [syn: serrate, serrated, saw-toothed, notched]
3 having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed [syn: erose, jagged, jaggy, notched]

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  1. Having teeth.
    The sperm whale is a toothed whale.
  2. Having projections resembling teeth.
    The sharp toothed cog tore his shirt when he brushed against it while installing it.

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