caw

[ kaw ]
/ kɔ /

noun

the harsh, grating cry of the crow, raven, etc.

verb (used without object)

to utter this cry or a similar sound.

Origin of caw

First recorded in 1580–90; imitative
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caw

/ (kɔː) /

noun

the cry of a crow, rook, or raven

verb

(intr) to make this cry

Word Origin for caw

C16: of imitative origin

British Dictionary definitions for cawing (2 of 2)

CAW


abbreviation for

Canadian Auto Workers (trade union)
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