plaw

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English plawen, playen, plaȝen, from Old English plagian, a dialectal (Anglian) variant of Old English pleġian (to move about quickly, play). More at play.

Verb[edit]

plaw (third-person singular simple present plaws, present participle plawing, simple past and past participle plawed)

  1. (intransitive) To boil; seethe.
  2. (transitive, UK dialectal) To boil; boil slightly; parboil.

Noun[edit]

plaw (plural plaws)

  1. A boiling.
    give meat a plaw