tawn

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of tan, influenced by tawny.

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tawn (third-person singular simple present tawns, present participle tawning, simple past and past participle tawned)

  1. To tan, make tawny.

Noun[edit]

tawn (plural tawns)

  1. (rare) A tan.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, chapter 5
      In the complexion of a third still lingers a tropic tawn, but slightly bleached withal; HE doubtless has tarried whole weeks ashore.

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Welsh[edit]

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Verb[edit]

tawn

  1. first-person plural present/future and imperative of tewi
  2. first-person singular conditional of bod (used after pe (if), which can also be omitted)
    (pe) tawn i hapus — if I were happy

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