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haw,

common name for several plants, e.g., the hawthornhawthorn,
any species of the genus Crataegus of the family Rosaceae (rose family), shrubs and trees widely distributed in north temperate climates and especially common in E North America.
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 and the black haw (see honeysucklehoneysuckle,
common name for some members of the Caprifoliaceae, a family comprised mostly of vines and shrubs of the Northern Hemisphere, especially abundant in E Asia and E North America.
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haw

1
1. the round or oval fruit (a pome) of the hawthorn, usually red or yellow, containing one to five seeds
2. another name for hawthorn

haw

2
the nictitating membrane of a horse or other domestic animal
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Mr Haw worked as a clerical officer at Cannon Park School, Bransford Avenue, Coventry.
The judge said Mr Haw had been camping lawfully on a pavement on the eastern side of Parliament Square Gardens since 2001.
But the redoubtable and determined Mr Haw, from Redditch, Worcestershire, was warned by Lord Chief Justice Lord Phillips that his activities might be much more severely restricted if he does not reach an agreement with the police.
This Haw Haw is a Celtic fan and his caustic signature is "I blame the Old Firm".
Mr Haw, who has been camped on Parliament Square in central London since June 2001, can only use the loud-hailer between 11.
Time Life, for decades renown for delivering favorite CD titles, boxed sets, DVD's and software, is over the top about the addition of HEE HAW to its classic and ever-growing collection of American pop culture.
Brian Haw left Redditch eight years ago, leaving a wife and children behind.
Mr Haw, from Redditch, who held a six-year vigil in Parliament Square protesting against the Iraq war, marched out of City of Westminster Magistrates' Court after accusing a district judge of "bias and prejudice".
Mr Haw, a father of seven, has been camped in Parliament Square opposite the Houses of Parliament since June, 2001, and frequently used a megaphone to criticise Tony Blair.
The summons said Mr Haw, who has camped outside Parliament for five years, had broken a ruling allowing to put placards only in an area three metres wide by one deep.
There were so many negative articles about the show, people began tuning in just to see how bad we were, and once they found us, they were surprised that they liked what they saw,'' recalled ``Hee Haw'' producer Sam Lovullo of Encino, who has chronicled the fight to keep the cornball show on the air in his new book, ``Life in the Kornfield: My 25 years at `Hee Haw.
But Neil was later carpeted by furious SNP leader Alex Salmond over the reference to Lord Haw Haw - who broadcast anti-British propaganda from Germany and was hanged for treason.