Adaw

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Adaw To awaken; to arouse. "A man that waketh of his sleep
      He may not suddenly well taken keep
      Upon a thing, ne seen it parfitly
      Till that he be adawed verily."
    • v. t Adaw To subdue; to daunt. "The sight whereof did greatly him adaw ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • adaw To wake up; awake; come to.
    • adaw To awaken; arouse from sleep or swoon.
    • adaw To daunt; quell; cow.
    • adaw To moderate; abate.
    • adaw To become moderated or less vehement.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. adawen, to wake; pref. a-,cf. Goth. us,-, Ger. er,-) + dawen, dagon, to dawn. See Daw

Usage


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