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Meaning of CAW

Pronunciation:  ko

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the sound made by corvine birds
  2. [v]  utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

CAW is a 3 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: cry, emit, let loose, let out, utter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Caw\ (k[add]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cawed} (k[add]d); p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Cawing}.] [Imitative. [root]22 Cf. {Chough}.]
    To cry like a crow, rook, or raven.
          Rising and cawing at the gun's report.   --Shak.
  2. \Caw\, n.
    The cry made by the crow, rook, or raven.
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