verb (used without object)
- cavosurface angle,
- caxias do sul
Origin of caw
Examples from the Web for cawing
If your 11-year-old mocks you by making a cawing voice, upturn his dinner plate and mock his mocking voice.It’s Not Just the Vaccines. Jenny McCarthy’s New Book Offers More ‘Lessons’|Tim Teeman|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I love the rainy windy days of fall when thousands of crows populate the near landscape, cawing and scowling.
There was a silence save for the cawing of the rooks, ring of the axe, and grinding of wheels on the gravel.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
When she woke the daws were cawing around the tower and the sun shone through the loopholes.Red Eve|H. Rider Haggard
A dozen of these birds, when they let themselves go, will create a greater uproar than a hundred cawing rooks.Birds in London|W. H. Hudson
The cawing of crows just above their heads awoke them early next morning.The Rival Campers Ashore|Ruel Perley Smith
A couple of crows espied us and flew about us cawing, and finally perched on a rock close by.A Summer's Outing|Carter H. Harrison
Word Origin for caw
1660s, from caw (v.).
"make a sound like a crow, raven, etc.," 1580s, imitative. Related: Cawed; cawing.