dauw (plural dauws)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dauw in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
From Middle Dutch dau, from Old Dutch *dāu, from Proto-Germanic *dawwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂- (“smoke, haze”). Compare Low German Dau, West Frisian dau, German Tau, English dew, compare also Danish dug.
dauw m (uncountable)