Before she was married, the mama was a Marjory daw of the daw family, famous see-sawers.
He who is connected with a "daw," or drab, has many troubles to put up with.
"Nobody ever heard tell of a panther this far north," daw was saying.
Under the circumstances Mr. daw changed his plans immediately.
When he getta his house he lock long tem at his daw, but was no answer.
Mr. daw himself, even as he showed the assay, admired it over and over.
Mr. daw is a tall, slim gentleman of about fifty-five, with a florid face and snow-white mustache and side-whiskers.
"How little you know of business, Fanny," he rejoined, with a wink at Mr. daw.
The - 235 - large birds commonly seen are the rook, carrion crow, daw, and wood-pigeon.
"I wish I could learn anything else," complained Mr. daw in disgust.
early 15c., from Proto-Germanic *dakhwo (cf. Old High German taha, German Dohle), perhaps imitative of bird's cry. Medieval Latin tacula, Italian taccola are said to be Germanic loan words.