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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English plawen, playen, plaȝen, from Old English plagian, a dialectal (Anglian) variant of Old English pleġian (to move about quickly, play). More at play.

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VerbEdit

plaw (third-person singular simple present plaws, present participle plawing, simple past and past participle plawed)

  1. (intransitive) To boil; seethe.
  2. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To boil; boil slightly; parboil.

NounEdit

plaw (plural plaws)

  1. A boiling.
    give meat a plaw

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NounEdit

plaw

  1. Alternative form of pleye