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haw-haw 1

n. & interj.
Variant of ha-ha1.

haw-haw 2

Variant of ha-ha2.
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a variant of ha-ha1


(Agriculture) a variant of ha-ha2


(Biography) Lord Haw-Haw See Joyce2
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haw-haw - a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
laugh, laughter - the sound of laughing
2.haw-haw - a ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide lands without defacing the landscape
ditch - a long narrow excavation in the earth
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References in classic literature ?
"Haw-haw! Do you know the mighty Princess Ozma?" asked the King, his tone both surprised and eager.
William Joyce, aka Nazi radio propagandist Lord Haw-Haw, was charged with high treason.
june 18, 1945 Lord Haw-Haw was charged with treason for his pro-Nazi propaganda during the Second World War.
It was even more pronounced when Irish-American William Joyce, later Lord Haw-Haw, who had teamed up with Mosley, came to the town to speak in February, 1935.
1946: Nazi propagandist William Joyce - the notorious Lord Haw-Haw - was hanged for treason.
1945: Wartime traitor William Joyce - Lord Haw-Haw - was sentenced to be hanged after his trial at the Old Bailey.
| 1945: Wartime traitor William Joyce - Lord Haw-Haw (pictured right) - was sentenced to be hanged after his trial at the Old Bailey.
The British singer-songwriter will lend his melodic voice in the 'Haw-Haw Land' segment for the sitcom's forthcoming 29th season, according to The Entertainment Weekly.
"Suicide and attempted suicide are rife and yet the authorities supply a manual on how to do it properly?" Albert - whose father and uncle were also executioners - hanged 400, including wartime traitor "Lord Haw-Haw" William Joyce.
Under Rule 18 (b) of the Defence of the Realm Act, Mosley and others were, imprisoned in Barry we had Lord Haw-Haw (ie William Joyce) living in Newlands Street before WWII.
26 (ANI): The microphone used by British traitor Lord Haw-Haw to broadcast his "Germany Calling" Nazi propaganda to Britain has been found in a loft after 64 years.