verb (used with or without object) Scot. and North England. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for blaw

Historical Examples of blaw

  • Anywhere—nowhere—everywhere; to 'all the airts the wind can blaw.'

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • "'Blaw the wind ne'er so fast, it will lown at the last'" quoted Erica, smiling.

    We Two

    Edna Lyall

  • "Blaw his lug," to praise a person in an extravagant or fulsome manner.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • It's like to blaw a bonnetfu', and she rows awfu' in ony win'.

    Robert Falconer

    George MacDonald

  • "'A hurricane; bimeby by she blaw some more,'" I quoted bravely.