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haw



Pronunciation: (hô), [key]
v.i.
to utter a sound representing a hesitation or pause in speech.

n.
a sound or pause of hesitation. Cf. hem2 (def. 3).

haw



Pronunciation: (hô), [key]
interj.
(used as a word of command to a horse or other draft animal, usually directing it to turn to the left.)

v.t., v.i.
to turn or make a turn to the left: The horse refused to haw. Cf. gee1.

haw



Pronunciation: (hô), [key]
n.
1. the fruit of the Old World hawthorn, Crataegus laevigata, or of other species of the same genus.
2. the hawthorn.

haw



Pronunciation: (hô), [key]
n.
the thin, protective membrane at the inner corner of the lower eyelid of a horse, dog, etc.; nictitating membrane.

Haw.




Hawaii.

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