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Jawn n. Slang. Region: Greater Philadelphia. (jôn) 1. Any object, being or entity. Used particularly in reference to a physical object which is either difficult for the speaker to describe or in cases where the word used to describe the object in question is much longer than the one-syllable "jawn."
-- "You know, that *jawn* that that originated in 19th-century Britain in opposition to proposals for the disestablishment of the Church of England." antidisestablishmentarianism

-- "Boom, yo i got a crazy idea how to do clarks now. Check it out, boom, this how you freak em, boom. You go get you go get the cream *jawns* right? boom ... any color you want. But it'd be like, blue and cream, yaknowhati'msayin?"

-- "Pass me the *jawn.*"
by Monzai June 16, 2011
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Philly slang meaning just about anything, its an All purpose Pro-noun. Not to be confused with Drawin(another philly slang word which is pronounced similiar, most non-philly natives think they hearing the same word when they are both often used.)
There are many Categories of Jawn's when used to refer to a female See Side-Jawn=chick on the side, Old-Head Jawn=some older woman, Big Jawn=fat girl, Young-Jawn= a young girl
Spanish-Jawn= a spanish girl,Germantown-Jawn= a girl from gemantown....

Mike: Did you see the new Jordans's?
Chris: Yeah, those jawn's are hot!!

Bob: I'm going to the bar with the jawn I met last night
by Tunde25798 April 11, 2008
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The inside-joke name of "John Watson" from the BBC show "Sherlock".
Frequently used in humorous fan-fiction and humorous fan-art.
"JAWN! Answer the door"

"Jawn....get me my phone"
by Kieerrx August 28, 2012
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alias for the word "thing" - meaning an item/object of some sort
"Yo, hand me that jawn right there."
by Reet September 28, 2003
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Give me the jawn. Thanks.
by Abner Diaz November 12, 2002
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The universal noun. A person, place, or thing(s). jawn is most often used when the noun is already implied. Though sometimes over use makes conversation vague.
Jim: Yo man I got a new car.
Bob: Oh yeh?
Jim: yeh man you gotta check this jawn out.
or
Jason: Did you meet that girl last night?
Rob: Oh yeh, that jawn? We hooked up.
by Chadd Lacy March 16, 2008
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Somehing, song, movie, object, ANYTHING
-Jodeci plays-
Person : Yo, that's my jawn..
by TheFEM October 28, 2006
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