caddow

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English cadawe, probably from ca ‎(chough) + daw ‎(jackdaw). Compare Goidelic cadhag, cathag. Compare chough, daw.

NounEdit

caddow ‎(plural caddows)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A jackdaw.

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