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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

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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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He was hollow-eyed; he was muddy; there was not a haw left in him.
We recognize that it is our responsibility as mortgage professionals to carefully evaluate 'ability and needs' of potential borrowers, and help meet housing goals through the most beneficial solution for our clients, while remaining in compliance with all regulatory and investor guidelines," says Haws.
Haws boss Finlayson said: "I'm happy, it's an improvement.
Hee Haws Cantona had half a length on Shaw Cross at the second bend with Ardfert Billy a mighty threatening third.
For the moment, Mr Haws is still able to exercise that right, but not for much longer.
Ginny Haw, whose husband Tony died in March, aged 52, said she wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who gave money instead of flowers at his funeral.
The chosen apple varieties ripen earlier than hawthorn haws, and this gap has advanced the apple-loving flies' lives by 3 to 4 weeks.
MegaPath gives us the capability to deploy software changes to our Point of Sale (POS) system that reflect these new regulations to keep all of our centers in compliance," said Haws.
6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With organizations everywhere seeking out options to have good tasting water easily available to the public, Haws partnered with the Partnership for Healthier America's Drink Up initiative earlier in the year to expand a program that will make Brita filtered water bottle filling stations accessible and affordable to all schools.
PEACE campaigner Brian Haws has lost his bid to appeal against being evicted from his tent outside the Houses of Parliament.