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taw

verb \ ˈtȯ \

Definition of taw

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

Origin and Etymology of taw

Middle English, to prepare (soil), taw, from Old English tawian to prepare, make; akin to Old High German zawjan to hasten, Goth taujan to do, make


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taw

noun \ ˈtäf , ˈtȯf , ˈtäv , ˈtȯv \

Definition of taw

: the 23rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

Origin and Etymology of taw

Hebrew tāw, literally, mark, cross

Other Alphabet Terms


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taw

noun \ ˈtȯ \

Definition of taw

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

Origin and Etymology of taw

origin unknown

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taw

verb \ ˈtȯ \

Definition of taw

tawed; tawing; taws
: to shoot a marble

First Known Use of taw

1863

in the meaning defined above

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