transitive verb \ˈt\

Definition of TAW

:  to tan (skins) usually by a dry process (as with alum or salt)

Origin of TAW

Middle English, to prepare (soil), taw, from Old English tawian to prepare, make; akin to Old High German zawjan to hasten, Gothic taujan to do, make
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with TAW


noun \ˈtäf, ˈtf, ˈtäv, ˈtv\

Definition of TAW

:  the 23d letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table

Origin of TAW

Hebrew tāw, literally, mark, cross
First Known Use: 1701

Other Alphabet Terms

cuneiform, linear, minuscule, pictograph, rune, symbology, wedge

Rhymes with TAW



Definition of TAW

a :  a marble used as a shooter
b :  ringtaw
:  the line from which players shoot at marbles
:  a square-dance partner

Origin of TAW

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1709

Other Dance Terms

attitude, honor, saltatory, sashay


intransitive verb

Definition of TAW

:  to shoot a marble

First Known Use of TAW



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