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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gawk  \Gawk\,  n.  [OE.  gok,  gowk,  cuckoo,  fool,  Icel.  gaukr 
  cuckoo;  akin  to  OHG.  gouh,  G.  gauch  cuckoo,  fool,  AS  g['e]ac 
  cuckoo,  Sw  g["o]k,  Dan.  gi["o]g] 
  1.  A  cuckoo.  --Johnson. 
 
  2.  A  simpleton;  a  booby;  a  gawky.  --Carlyle. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gawk  \Gawk\,  v.  i. 
  To  act  like  a  gawky. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gawk 
  n  :  an  awkward  stupid  person  [syn:  {lout},  {klutz},  {clod},  {stumblebum}, 
  {goon},  {oaf},  {lubber},  {lummox},  {lump}] 
  v  :  look  with  amazement;  look  stupidly  [syn:  {goggle},  {gape},  {gawp}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  gawk 
 
    {GNU}  {awk}.  Gawk  is  a  superset  of  standard 
  awk  and  includes  some  {Plan  9}  features. 
 
  David  Trueman  and  Arnold  Robbins  of  {Georgia  Institute  of 
  Technology}  were  developing  it  in  1993.  It  has  been  ported  to 
  {Unix},  {MS-DOS},  {Macintosh},  and  {Archimedes}. 
 
  Latest  version:  2.15.3,  as  of  1993-11-08. 
 
  Available  by  {FTP}  from  your  nearest  {GNU  archive  site}. 
 
  {Mac  version 
  (ftp://archive.umich.edu/mac/utilities/developerhelps/macgawk2.11.cpt.hqx)}. 
 
  (2000-10-21) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  GAWK 
  GNU  AWK  (GNU,  AWK) 
 
 




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