Definition of Skaws
1. skaw [n] - See also: skaw
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skaws
skating on thin ice
skaws (current term)
Literary usage of Skaws
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Mœso-Gothic Glossary: With an Introduction, an Outline of Mœso-Gothic by Walter William Skeat (1868)
"16. Us-SIT AN, vb. to sit up, Lu. 7. 15. US-SKA w JAN, vb. pass, or refl. to awake, re-awake, 1 Cor. 15. 34; 2 Tim. 2. 26. US-skaws, adj. wakeful ..."
2. A Mœso-Gothic Glossary: With an Introduction, an Outline of Mœso-Gothic by Walter William Skeat (1868)
"... vb. pass, or refl. to awake, re-awake, 1 Cor. 15. 34; 2 Tim. 2. 26. US-skaws, adj. wakeful ; — us-skaws wisan, ..."
3. George Rogers Clark Papers, 1771- by George Rogers Clark, James Alton James (1912)
"... long as you stay hear you shall be treated as all skaws ought to be and without any further notice of them conversed Indifferently with others present ..."
4. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1852)
"Myself, I saw the geese, the gulls, and skaws, their pinions drop as o'er our ancient abbey they sailed ; and to-day, mark me well, you'll see a thousand ..."