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blaw

[blaw]
verb (used with or without object) Scot. and North England.
  1. blow2.
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Examples from the Web for blaws

Historical Examples

  • When the man's fire and the wife's tow, the deil comes in and blaws't in lowe.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • It is a fact that it's a gey ill wind that blaws naebody good.

    In Search of El Dorado

    Alexander MacDonald

  • It blaws to nae purpose, my young leddy, when it blaws on an honest man like me.

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • An' when we say as hoo it's an ill wind that blaws naebody guid, we're acknowledgin' the love o' the Almichty.

    St. Cuthbert's

    Robert E. Knowles

  • When the man's fire and the wife's tow, in comes 40 the dell and blaws it in a lowe (flame).