Definition for HAW

HAW, n. [Sax. hæg, hag, G. heck, D. haag, heg, Dan. hek, hekke, a hedge.]

  1. The berry and seed of the hawthorn, that is, hedge-thorn. Bacon.
  2. [Sax. haga.] A small piece of ground adjoining a house; a small field; properly, an inclosed piece of land, from hedge, like garden, which also signifies an inclosure. [Dan. hauge, a garden.]
  3. In farriery, an excrescence resembling a gristle, growing under the nether eyelid and eye of a horse. Encyc.
  4. A dale. [Obs.] Chaucer.

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