- the 27th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin of wāw
Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for waw
An' while he waitin', sposen dey grab him an' sen' him to do waw?Captain Ted
War prophets and medicine men, waw keen, were revered as demi-gods.Legends of The Kaw
Carrie de Voe
Perhaps he waw not so much at rest or so contented with her as with Alice.The Gilded Age, Part 5.
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) and Charles Dudley Warner
Some of huz is hanconverted men, gavner; an they sy: You smaggles wanne thing, Kepn; waw not hanather?
Waw, it's the nime is blessed mather give im at er knee, bless is little awt!
- another name for vav
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