caw

caw

[kaw]
noun
1.
the harsh, grating cry of the crow, raven, etc.
verb (used without object)
2.
to utter this cry or a similar sound.

Origin:
1580–90; imitative

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caw (kɔː)
 
n
1.  the cry of a crow, rook, or raven
 
vb
2.  (intr) to make this cry
 
[C16: of imitative origin]

CAW
 
abbreviation for
Canadian Auto Workers (trade union)

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caw
"make a sound like a crow, raven, etc.," 1589, imitative.
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CAW
certificate authority workstation
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