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awa

[uh-waw, uh-wah]
adverb Scot.
  1. away.
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Examples from the Web for awa

Historical Examples

  • But Jeanie, my Jeanie—she's no lyin' there, For she's up and awa' up the angels' stair.

    Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood

    George MacDonald

  • I wad hae been up and awa lang syne gien it hadna been for them!'

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • What's best in her, whan the vera best's awa, may turn to be her greatest danger.

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald

  • I think whiles I'm jist like are o' them 'at ye ca' deid: I'm no awa; I'm only deid!

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • I'm wearin' awa fast, but I'll no' leave ye till the morn, I'm dootin'.

    St. Cuthbert's

    Robert E. Knowles


British Dictionary definitions for awa

AWA

abbreviation for
  1. Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd
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