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gaw

[gaw] /gɔ/
noun, Chiefly Scot.
1.
a narrow, trenchlike depression, especially a furrow in the earth or a worn or thin area in cloth.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; origin uncertain
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GAW

  1. Global Atmospheric Watch
  2. guaranteed annual wage
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