Meaning of haw

haw

Pronunciation: (hô), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to utter a sound representing a hesitation or pause in speech.
—n.
  1. a sound or pause of hesitation. Cf. hem (def. 3).

haw

Pronunciation: (hô), [key]
— interj.
  1. (used as a word of command to a horse or other draft animal, usually directing it to turn to the left.)
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to turn or make a turn to the left:Cf. gee. The horse refused to haw.

haw

Pronunciation: (hô), [key]
— n.
  1. the fruit of the Old World hawthorn, Crataegus laevigata, or of other species of the same genus.
  2. the hawthorn.

haw

Pronunciation: (hô), [key]
— n.
  1. the thin, protective membrane at the inner corner of the lower eyelid of a horse, dog, etc.; nictitating membrane.

Haw.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Hawaii.
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