Definition of Haw

1. Noun. A spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus.




2. Verb. Utter 'haw'. "He hemmed and hawed"
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter

3. Noun. The nictitating membrane of a horse.

Definition of Haw

1. n. A hedge; an inclosed garden or yard.

2. n. The third eyelid, or nictitating membrane. See Nictitating membrane, under Nictitate.

3. n. An intermission or hesitation of speech, with a sound somewhat like haw! also, the sound so made.

4. v. i. To stop, in speaking, with a sound like haw; to speak with interruption and hesitation.

5. v. i. To turn to the near side, or toward the driver; -- said of cattle or a team: a word used by teamsters in guiding their teams, and most frequently in the imperative. See Gee.

6. v. t. To cause to turn, as a team, to the near side, or toward the driver; as, to haw a team of oxen.

Definition of Haw

1. Proper noun. (surname topographic and patronymic from=given names) ¹

2. Proper noun. A river in the US state of North Carolina. ¹

3. Interjection. An imitation of laughter, often used to express scorn or disbelief. Often doubled or tripled (''haw haw'' or ''haw haw haw''). ¹

4. Noun. Fruit of the hawthorn. ¹

5. Noun. (historical) A hedge. ¹

6. Interjection. An instruction for a horse or other animal to turn left. ¹

7. Verb. (context: of an animal) To turn left. ¹

8. Verb. To cause (an animal) to turn left. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Haw

1. to turn left [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Haw

1. 1. A hedge; an inclosed garden or yard. "And eke there was a polecat in his haw." (Chaucer) 2. The fruit of the hawthorn. Origin: OE. Hawe, AS. Haga; akin to D. Haag headge, G. Hag, hecke, Icel. Hagi pasture, Sw. Hage, Dan. Have garden. Cf. Haggard, Ha-ha, Haugh, Hedge. 3. The third eyelid, or nictitating membrane. See Nictitating membrane, under Nictitate. Origin: Etymol. Uncertain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haw

having time
having to
havings
havior
haviors
haviour
haviours
havoc
havoced
havocing
havocked
havocker
havockers
havocking
havocs
haw (current term)
haw-haw
hawaii
hawaiite
hawaiites
hawala
hawaladar
hawalas
haway
hawberk
hawberks
hawbuck
hawbucks
hawebake
hawed

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