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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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For the last three years a chap by the name of Brian Haw has been peacefully protesting in front of the Palace of Westminster over the Government's policy in Iraq.
DEDICATED: Tony Haw (left) with daughters Debbie (far left) and Jennifer in happier times and (above) flashback to the Evening Telegraph feature published in April as a tribute three weeks after Mr Haw's death
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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.
Haws, who is in his 60s, is in Germany being treated for cancer and his codemonstrator Barbara Tucker was told there would be no Court of Appeal challenge.
Hee Haws Barney was the talking dog of the winter after being purchased out of Ian Reilly's kennel for E100,000.
The truck's driver, Cory Haws, had been traveling north in the fast lane of the freeway when he lost consciousness.
Wood opened with a 5-over-par round of 39 to tie Thousand Oaks' Jennifer Haws at Westlake Village GC, then dipped to 3-over 37 to tie Jasmine Koehler of Agoura at Los Robles Greens.