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mawk

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An faster implementation of nawk written by Mike Brennan at Boeing in 1991 and distributed under GPL but distinct from GNU's gawk.

Interpreter version 1.1.3 has been ported to Sun-3, Sun-4/SunOS 4.0.3; Vax/BSD 4.3, ULTRIX 4.1; Stardent 3000/SYSVR3; DECStation/ULTRIX 4.1, MS-DOS/Turbo C++.

ftp://oxy.edu/public/mawk.
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ANIMALS, INSECTS AND BIRDS: cleck 'to hatch', cleg 'a gadfly, horse-fly', cloe 'to claw', gait 'a boar, hog', gimmer 'a kind of a ewe', ginners 'the gills of a fish', hagworm 'an adder or viper', inmeat 'the internal parts or viscera of an animal which are used for food', lop 'a flea', maw 'a gull', mawk 'a maggot', rawn/rown 'the roe of a fish', skite 'to void excrement', steg 'a gander', tyke 'a dog, a mongrel', waithing 'fishing', yure 'an udder';
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