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waw

1

[ vahv, vawv ]

noun

  1. vav.


wāw

2

[ wou ]

noun

  1. the 27th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

waw

/ wɔː /

noun

  1. See vav
    another name for vav


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Word History and Origins

Origin of waw1

Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1825–35

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Example Sentences

Sometimes instead of the gain-skoot they used waw-pah-tee, which was simply a guessing game.

War prophets and medicine men, waw keen, were revered as demi-gods.

Tar-water, tr′-waw′tr, n. cold infusion of tar in water, once used as a medicine for chest complaints.

Waw, its just loike one ov her tricks;-tha knows shoo wor allus a trimmer o' one, Dick.

A black stood grinning at the wheel, and the Willi-Waw, heeled over from the wind, was foaming along.

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