gaw

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Etymology 1[edit]

Old Norse .

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gaw (third-person singular simple present gaws, present participle gawing, simple past and past participle gawed)

  1. (obsolete) to stare or gape

Etymology 2[edit]

minced oath for God

Interjection[edit]

gaw

  1. An expletive, expressing disbelief, horror, or disdain
    • 1908, H. G. Wells, “IX: On Goat Island”, in The War in the Air:
      "Gaw!" he whispered, "I don' like dead bodies some'ow! I'd almost rather that chap was alive."
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