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adaw


adaw


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adaw  \A*daw"\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  OE  adawe  of  dawe,  AS  of  dagum  from 
  days,  i.  e.,  from  life,  out  of  life.] 
  To  subdue;  to  daunt.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  sight  whereof  did  greatly  him  adaw.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adaw  \A*daw"\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [OE.  adawen  to  wake;  pref.  a-  (cf. 
  Goth.  us-,  Ger.  er-)  +  dawen,  dagon,  to  dawn.  See  {Daw}.] 
  To  awaken;  to  arouse.  [Obs.] 
 
  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.  --Chaucer.