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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hawthorn, haw(noun)

    a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus


  1. hawthorn(Noun)

    Any of various shrubs and small trees of the genus Crataegus having small, apple-like fruits and thorny branches

  2. Origin: From hagaþorn, hæguþorn, from haga + þorn

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hawthorn(noun)

    a thorny shrub or tree (the Crataegus oxyacantha), having deeply lobed, shining leaves, small, roselike, fragrant flowers, and a fruit called haw. It is much used in Europe for hedges, and for standards in gardens. The American hawthorn is Crataegus cordata, which has the leaves but little lobed

  2. Origin: [AS. hagaorn, hgorn. See Haw a hedge, and Thorn.]


  1. Hawthorn

    Hawthorn is a borough in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 494 at the 2010 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hawthorn

    See Haw.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Hawthorn

    Expresses the Anglo-Saxon for “hedge thorn.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hawthorn in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hawthorn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Hawthorn in a Sentence

  1. George MacDonald:

    But for money and the need of it, there would not be half the friendship in the world. It is powerful for good if divinely used. Give it plenty of air and it is sweet as the hawthorn; shut it up and it cankers and breeds worms.

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