Definitions for TAWtɑv, tɔv, tɑf, tɔf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

taw(n.)

  1. a playing marble used as a shooter.

    Category: Games

  2. a game in which marbles are knocked out of a circle drawn on the ground by using a marble as a shooter.

    Category: Games

  3. Also called taw′ line`. the line from which the players shoot.

    Category: Games

  4. (v.i.)to shoot a marble.

    Category: Games

Origin of taw:

1700–10

taw(v.t.)

  1. to prepare or dress (a raw material) for use or further manipulation.

  2. to convert (animal skin) into white leather by the application of minerals, emulsions, etc.

    Category: Clothing

  3. Archaic. to flog; thrash.

Origin of taw:

bef. 900; ME; OE tawian, akin to MD touwen to dress (skins), OHG zawjan, zowjan to hasten, Runic Norse tawido (he) made, Go taujan to do, make; akin to tool , tow2

taw′er(n.)

tawtɑv, tɔv, tɑf, tɔf(n.)

  1. Category: Language/Linguistics

    Ref: tav .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. taw(noun)

    the 23rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet

  2. taw, shooter(noun)

    a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles

Wiktionary

  1. taw(Noun)

    The twenty-second and last letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).

  2. Origin: Origin unknown.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Taw(noun)

    tow

  2. Taw(verb)

    to push; to tug; to tow

  3. Taw(verb)

    to prepare or dress, as hemp, by beating; to tew; hence, to beat; to scourge

  4. Taw(verb)

    to dress and prepare, as the skins of sheep, lambs, goats, and kids, for gloves, and the like, by imbuing them with alum, salt, and other agents, for softening and bleaching them

  5. Taw(noun)

    a large marble to be played with; also, a game at marbles

  6. Taw(noun)

    a line or mark from which the players begin a game of marbles

Freebase

  1. Taw

    Taw, tav, or taf is the twenty-second and last letter in many Semitic abjads, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew taw ת and Arabic alphabet tāʼ ت. Its original sound value is. The Phoenician letter gave rise to the Greek tau, Latin T, and Cyrillic Т.

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