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daw

[daw] /dɔ/
noun
1.
2.
Obsolete. simpleton; fool.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English dawe; compare Old High German taha
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British Dictionary definitions for daw

daw

/dɔː/
noun
1.
an archaic, dialect, or poetic name for a jackdaw
Word Origin
C15: related to Old High German taha
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Word Origin and History for daw
n.

early 15c., from Proto-Germanic *dakhwo (cf. Old High German taha, German Dohle), perhaps imitative of bird's cry. Medieval Latin tacula, Italian taccola are said to be Germanic loan words.

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DAW

dispense as written
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