A Dictionary of the English Language
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Kaw (noun)

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Kaw. n.s. [from the verb.] The cry of a raven or crow.

The dastard crow that to the wood made wing,
With her loud kaws her craven-kind doth bring,
Who, safe in numbers, cuff the noble bird.
Dryden.

Sources: Dryden, John (788)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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