Origin of daw
Examples from the Web for daw
Chattaway's worst enemy could not fairly blame him with reference to the fate of Rupert: but Mr. Daw was in a hasty mood.
Scarcely any of its painful features were apparent; and Mr. Daw wrote word that they had not been in his father.
Mr. Daw showed no signs of resenting the incipient insolence; on the contrary, his voice took a kind and sympathising tone.
He got me to lend him my pen and ink, and wrote a letter to that there foreign gentleman, Mr. Daw.
"I can see it, for your sparks are gone," said Mr. Daw, glumly looking his friend over from head to foot as he pocketed the ten.Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford|George Randolph Chester
British Dictionary definitions for daw
Word Origin for daw
Word Origin and History for daw
early 15c., from Proto-Germanic *dakhwo (cf. Old High German taha, German Dohle), perhaps imitative of bird's cry. Medieval Latin tacula, Italian taccola are said to be Germanic loan words.