What does maw mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob(noun)

    informal terms for the mouth

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maw(noun)

    a gull

    Etymology: [See Mew a gull.]

  2. Maw(noun)

    a stomach; the receptacle into which food is taken by swallowing; in birds, the craw; -- now used only of the lower animals, exept humorously or in contempt

    Etymology: [See Mew a gull.]

  3. Maw(noun)

    appetite; inclination

    Etymology: [See Mew a gull.]

  4. Maw(noun)

    an old game at cards

    Etymology: [See Mew a gull.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Maw

    maw, n. the stomach, esp. in the lower animals: the craw, in birds.—ns. Maw′-seed, poppy-seed, so called when used as food for cage birds; Maw′-worm, the thread-worm infesting the stomach. [A.S. maga; Ger. magen.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. maw

    The common gull, Larus canus.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maw in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maw in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of maw in a Sentence

  1. Daisann McLane:

    Shark's fin is one of the' four treasures' of Chinese dried seafood, along with fish maw, dried abalone and sea cucumber, all four are expensive products that are valued for their rarity and also for their texture.

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