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See also: Gaw

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Etymology 1Edit

Old Norse .

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gaw (third-person singular simple present gaws, present participle gawing, simple past and past participle gawed)

  1. (obsolete) to stare or gape

Etymology 2Edit

minced oath for God

InterjectionEdit

gaw

  1. An expletive, expressing disbelief, horror, or disdain
    • 1908, H. G. Wells, “IX: On Goat Island”, in The War in the Air:
      "Gaw!" he whispered, "I don' like dead bodies some'ow! I'd almost rather that chap was alive."
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