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PW

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  1. Automotive. power windows.
  2. prisoner of war.
  3. public works.
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Examples from the Web for pw

Historical Examples

  • But a race also is a pw, and so, singularly enough, is an examination or a Durbar.

    A Civil Servant in Burma

    Herbert Thirkel White

  • At this the company was much frightened, excepting the card-players, who said ‘Pw!’

    British Goblins

    Wirt Sikes

  • Pw is one of the hardest worked of Burmese words, and represents perhaps the most characteristic feature of the country.

    A Civil Servant in Burma

    Herbert Thirkel White

  • Their next meeting was at a pw in Mandalay, on a memorable night in 1897, long after the Myowun had been allowed to return.

    A Civil Servant in Burma

    Herbert Thirkel White

  • A graceful little pandal had been erected wherein I was invited to witness a pw before beginning work.

    A Civil Servant in Burma

    Herbert Thirkel White


British Dictionary definitions for pw

pw

the internet domain name for
  1. Palau
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PW

abbreviation for
  1. policewoman
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