knawe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n knawe widely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers
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Usage

In literature:

Ye shall knaw thame be thair fructis.
"The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by John Knox
I divent knaw what I'm talkin' about?
"The Shellback's Progress" by Walter Runciman
Noae, but it's them as niver knaws wheer a meael's to be 'ad.
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
But I do knaw as 'ow I would laike to fall in with 'e with these 'ere ships; we'd taich 'un a vaine lesson, wouldn't us, laads?
"Across the Spanish Main" by Harry Collingwood
You knaws it already?
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
Maybe it ull comfort ye to knaw summat!
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Oh, Maaster Roger, ef you could ev knawed what I suffered you would pity me.
"Roger Trewinion" by Joseph Hocking
But the owld black witch keeped 'es promise to un, an' tayched un all that 'a wanted to knaw.
"Drolls From Shadowland" by J. H. Pearce
How far and how deep these caves stretch only the Lord knows; for the sea is knawing them deeper and wider every year.
"Killykinick" by Mary T. Waggaman
I'm a paicable man, and wen you knaw us better, you'll knaw 'ow we stick to aich other through thick and thin.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
James Brand, he knawed.
"Old Kensington" by Miss Thackeray
You knaw I don' like no monkey beeshnesh.
"Yekl" by Abraham Cahan
I've traveled, as you do knaw.
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
This I knaw, the furinners never feared the English so much as they did durin' Old Nol's time.
"The Coming of the King" by James Hocking
Then he doan't knaw good clauver when a' sees it.
"Greene Ferne Farm" by Richard Jefferies
Yah knaw whet t' Scripture ses.
"Charlotte Brontë" by T. Wemyss Reid
When had he last seen me in t' chapel, he would like to knaw?
"A Safety Match" by Ian Hay
Thee might as well knaw there's no use a-fighting sarcumstances that way.
"Ande Trembath" by Matthew Stanley Kemp
But the prudence of this Animal is by knawing, piercing, or otherwise, to destroy the little nebbe or principle of germination.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)" by Thomas Browne
Wan man I d' knaw spoke to 'un.
"The Passion for Life" by Joseph Hocking
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In poetry:

"THOO knaws, dear Lord, I wurn't one
For ever begging on Thee,
'At when my lile sorrows came
I suffered silently;
"Farmer Hodgson's Prayer" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
I didn't knaw a lad could alter
Ivery notion I had,
'At for him I'd leave my friends, my mother,
My home an' my dad.
"All Or Nowt" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
"For folk so often ask Thy help
When they should aid thersen,
An' same as sparks fly up, I knaw
'At trouble cooms to men.
"Farmer Hodgson's Prayer" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
"For Thoo dost knaw about my lads,
'At my owd lass is ailin',
'At t' farm is mortgaged up to t' roof,
An' hay an' roots is failin';
"Farmer Hodgson's Prayer" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
I DIDN'T knaw neets could be lonesome,
'At day could be too long,
'At weeks when thoo wur far fra' Dallow
Iverything would go wrong;
"All Or Nowt" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
I'll ride Jerry, he knaws my voice,
Thoo'lt master t' mettlesome bay;
We'll mak' for off, ere t' village stirs
An' folk have summat to say!
"Richard Ryder" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe

In science:

The first author was supported in part by a KNAW and a Miller Research Fellowship.
Integrability of Jacobi structures
Amsterdam: KNAW 2005 The British Academy, Peer review: the challenges for the humanities and the social sciences.
Past Performance as Predictor of Successful Grant Applications: A Case Study
The work of Th.M.N. has been supported by the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
Multiple Rayleigh scattering of electromagnetic waves
The author is financially supported by a fellowship from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
Quantization of singular systems and incomplete motions
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