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Definition of MAW

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Maw \Maw\ (m[add]), n. [See {Mew} a gull.] (Zool.) A gull. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Maw \Maw\, n. [OE. mawe, AS. maga stomach; akin to D. maag, OHG. mago, G. magen, Icel. magi, Sw. mage, Dan. mave. [root]103.]
     1. A stomach; the receptacle into which food is taken by swallowing; in birds, the craw; -- now used only of the lower animals, exept humorously or in contempt. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

              Bellies and maws of living creatures. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

     2. Appetite; inclination. [Obs.]
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              Unless you had more maw to do me good. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

     {Fish maw}. (Zool.) See under {Fish}.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Maw \Maw\, n.
     An old game at cards. --Sir A. Weldon.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

58 Moby Thesaurus words for "maw":
     abdomen, abomasum, bay window, bazoo, beerbelly, belly, breadbasket, chaps, chops, craw, crop, diaphragm, embonpoint, embouchure, first stomach, gab, gizzard, gob, gullet, gut, honeycomb stomach, jaw, jaws, jowls, kishkes, kisser, lips, mandibles, manyplies, maxilla, midriff, mouth, mug, mush, muzzle, omasum, oral cavity, paunch, pot, potbelly, potgut, premaxilla, psalterium, pusgut, rennet bag, reticulum, rumen, second stomach, spare tire, stomach, swagbelly, third stomach, trap, tum-tum, tummy, underbelly, ventripotence, yap


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