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caw

[kaw] /kɔ/
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
1580-1590
1580-90; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for cawing

caw

/kɔː/
noun
1.
the cry of a crow, rook, or raven
verb
2.
(intransitive) to make this cry
Word Origin
C16: of imitative origin

CAW

abbreviation
1.
Canadian Auto Workers (trade union)
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Word Origin and History for cawing

caw

v.

"make a sound like a crow, raven, etc.," 1580s, imitative. Related: Cawed; cawing.

n.

1660s, from caw (v.).

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CAW

certificate authority workstation
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