noun, plural Kan·sas, (especially collectively) Kan·sa for 1.
Examples from the Web for kaw
The Kaw Valley was considered good-for-nothing, but to raise hemp.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews|Work Projects Administration
I rented a tent and pitched it on an island in the middle of the Kaw, or Kansas River.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
And Kaw of North Britain came and shaved his beard, skin and flesh clean off to the very bone from ear to ear.Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales|Various
And Kaw, of North Britain, took the blood of the witch and kept it.The Mabinogion|Lady Charlotte Guest
To the left the Kaw came down with far swifter current than it has in its course below, from its far-away source in Colorado.Buffalo Land|W. E. Webb