gaw

[ gaw ]
/ gɔ /

noun Chiefly Scot.

a narrow, trenchlike depression, especially a furrow in the earth or a worn or thin area in cloth.

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Origin of gaw

First recorded in 1785–95; origin uncertain

Definition for gaw (2 of 2)

G.A.W.

guaranteed annual wage.
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