caw


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caw

 (kô)
n.
The hoarse raucous sound that is characteristic of a crow or similar bird.
intr.v. cawed, caw·ing, caws
To utter such a hoarse raucous sound.

[Imitative.]

CAW

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Canadian Auto Workers (trade union)

CAW

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Canadian Auto Workers (trade union)

caw

(kɔ)

n.
1. the loud harsh call of the crow.
v.i.
2. to utter this cry.
[1580–90; imitative]

caw


Past participle: cawed
Gerund: cawing

Imperative
caw
caw
Present
I caw
you caw
he/she/it caws
we caw
you caw
they caw
Preterite
I cawed
you cawed
he/she/it cawed
we cawed
you cawed
they cawed
Present Continuous
I am cawing
you are cawing
he/she/it is cawing
we are cawing
you are cawing
they are cawing
Present Perfect
I have cawed
you have cawed
he/she/it has cawed
we have cawed
you have cawed
they have cawed
Past Continuous
I was cawing
you were cawing
he/she/it was cawing
we were cawing
you were cawing
they were cawing
Past Perfect
I had cawed
you had cawed
he/she/it had cawed
we had cawed
you had cawed
they had cawed
Future
I will caw
you will caw
he/she/it will caw
we will caw
you will caw
they will caw
Future Perfect
I will have cawed
you will have cawed
he/she/it will have cawed
we will have cawed
you will have cawed
they will have cawed
Future Continuous
I will be cawing
you will be cawing
he/she/it will be cawing
we will be cawing
you will be cawing
they will be cawing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cawing
you have been cawing
he/she/it has been cawing
we have been cawing
you have been cawing
they have been cawing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cawing
you will have been cawing
he/she/it will have been cawing
we will have been cawing
you will have been cawing
they will have been cawing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cawing
you had been cawing
he/she/it had been cawing
we had been cawing
you had been cawing
they had been cawing
Conditional
I would caw
you would caw
he/she/it would caw
we would caw
you would caw
they would caw
Past Conditional
I would have cawed
you would have cawed
he/she/it would have cawed
we would have cawed
you would have cawed
they would have cawed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caw - the sound made by corvine birds
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
Verb1.caw - utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
Translations

caw

[kɔː]
A. Ngraznido m
B. VIgraznar

caw

[ˈkɔː] vi [bird] → croasser

caw

vikrächzen
n(heiserer) Schrei

caw

[kɔː]
1. ngracchio
2. vigracchiare
References in classic literature ?
And the dogs and the children would all run up and follow behind him; and even the crows that lived in the church-tower would caw and nod their heads.
Leaving them to swing and caw, the travelling chariot rolls on to the house, where fires gleam warmly through some of the windows, though not through so many as to give an inhabited expression to the darkening mass of front.
It was to the island that Peter now flew to put his strange case before old Solomon Caw, and he alighted on it with relief, much heartened to find himself at last at home, as the birds call the island.
The travelers turned towards the sound and wondered what it foreboded, when one of them said to his companion, "Let us proceed on our journey, my friend, for it is only the caw of a crow, and her cry, you know, is no omen.
I was stooping down to examine a specially clear one, when the loud caw of a very bored looking crow sitting on the wall just above my head made me jump as I have seldom in my life jumped, and reminded me that I was trespassing.
Jim Hartford, a spokesman for Ford, said his company is ready to start contract talks with the CAW at any time, even though it would be unusual to do so while the GM strike goes on.
It was approved by 78 percent of CAW workers, with the decision coming five months before the current contract expires.
Instead CAW said no to development on the southern 301 acres his property and filed a lawsuit in May 2004 to force a sale through the utility's power of eminent domain.
In 2011, the first agreement to close the loop on the sale of the Upper Lakes Shipping Fleet to Algoma Central Corporation, said by CAW.
Pattern bargaining in the CAW is incredibly important, and in the last couple days, especially in the last 24 hours, I think Chrysler has recognized the importance of pattern bargaining," CAW President Ken Lewenza said, according to the Montreal Gazette.
The silence must be viewed as symptomatic of the lack of democracy intrinsic to the CAW at national level in particular and to the fact that the question of the new union's political direction is very awkward for both unions within the context of the upcoming merger.
Directed by Betsan Llwyd of Theatr Bara Caws, it is acted and narrated by well-known actor Dyfan Roberts, who is also from the Dolgellau area, and has Meilir Rhys Williams playing his younger self.