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  1. The, a cape at the N tip of Denmark.
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Also called Skagen.
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Examples from the Web for skaw

Historical Examples

  • Not one single harbour of refuge can be found between Esbjerg and the Skaw.


    M. Pearson Thomson

  • In this way he has two names for the Baltic, and two, if not three, for the Skaw.

  • It was fifteen miles to the nor'ard of the Skaw in broad daylight.

    A Sub and a Submarine

    Percy F. Westerman

  • Did you learn that selfishness at Skaw Fell, or was it born with you?

  • Off the Skaw, the northernmost point of Denmark, a Danish man-of-war came alongside us.

    My Attainment of the Pole

    Frederick A. Cook

British Dictionary definitions for skaw


  1. the Skaw a cape at the N tip of DenmarkAlso known as: Cape Skagen, Skagen
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