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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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Superintendent Peter Terry, describing his difficulties in negotiating with Mr Haw, had reported that "whenever I do speak to Brian Haw, he stands and shouts at me".
Shan community representatives will send a petition letter to Burma's President, culture minister, and hotel and tourism minister, as well as Shan State's chief minister, calling for the site of the Kengtung haw to be returned to the people.
Free trade agreements are very important, says Haw. As a high-quality producer, Australias costs of production are not low, so obtaining preferential tariffs available under our free trade agreements is essential if we are to be competitive in overseas markets.
Der Hochschullehrerbund, der Berufsverband der Professor(inn)en an deutschen HAW, hat 2013 in einer Mitgliederumfrage mit rund 17000 Teilnehmer(inne)n die Forschungshindernisse herausgearbeitet (HLB 2013).
ADI-SMCS condemns in the strongest terms such action," Haw said.
If completed, the transaction expected to constitute HAW Capital's "Qualifying Transaction" for the purposes of the applicable policies of the TSX Venture Exchange Inc.'s.
A few New Haw residents also had to move their cars from Woodham Lane and one car had to be towed out of way after police were unable to locate its owner.
Ahead of an event organised by Trust in Yellow after Saturday's fixture against Brackley Town to celebrate the teams achievements, Haw reflected: "It was a fabulous period they were great individuals, with lots of passion, we had a really good mix of lads.
You don't want to blaspheme or exploit the culture,' Haw explains.
Wallinger won the Turner Prize for the PS90,000 installation, which painstakingly recreated everything from the tarpaulin shelter and tea-making area to messages of support and hand-painted placards from Haw's 40-metre encampment.
Like all fables, Wow Wow and Haw Haw instructs its audience, but its lessons are not reducible to a pithy "moral of the story" statement, breaking with expectations for how fables end.
Lt Col Peer Geelen (RNLAF), the Director of Operations of the HAW Heavy Airlift Squadron (HAS), points out that training cooperation with the ANG units, the 100 ARW, and the 334 Sqn is an efficient solution to providing the 12 member nations of the SAC with access to C-17As capable of air-to-air refuelling.