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taw 1

tr.v. tawed, taw·ing, taws
To convert (an animal hide) into white leather by treating it with a mixture containing alum and salt.

[Middle English tawen, from Old English tawian, to prepare.]

taw′er n.

taw 2

1. Chiefly Southern US A large, fancy marble used for shooting.
2. The line from which a player shoots in marbles.
3. A game of marbles.
intr.v. tawed, taw·ing, taws
To shoot a marble.

[Origin unknown.]

taw 3

 (täf, tôf)
Variant of tav.


or taws  (tôz)
pl.n. Chiefly Scots
1. A whip or leather thong used to drive a spinning top.
2. A leather whip divided at the end into strips, formerly used to punish children: "Solider Aristotle played the taws / Upon the bottom of a king of kings" (William Butler Yeats).

[From taw.]
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(tɔz, tɑz)

n., pl. taws. Chiefly Scot.
a leather whip having its tip divided into smaller strips, used to punish schoolchildren.
[1505–15; pl. of obsolete taw < Old Norse taug rope, c. Old English tēag tie]
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Past participle: tawsed
Gerund: tawsing

I taws
you taws
he/she/it tawses
we taws
you taws
they taws
I tawsed
you tawsed
he/she/it tawsed
we tawsed
you tawsed
they tawsed
Present Continuous
I am tawsing
you are tawsing
he/she/it is tawsing
we are tawsing
you are tawsing
they are tawsing
Present Perfect
I have tawsed
you have tawsed
he/she/it has tawsed
we have tawsed
you have tawsed
they have tawsed
Past Continuous
I was tawsing
you were tawsing
he/she/it was tawsing
we were tawsing
you were tawsing
they were tawsing
Past Perfect
I had tawsed
you had tawsed
he/she/it had tawsed
we had tawsed
you had tawsed
they had tawsed
I will taws
you will taws
he/she/it will taws
we will taws
you will taws
they will taws
Future Perfect
I will have tawsed
you will have tawsed
he/she/it will have tawsed
we will have tawsed
you will have tawsed
they will have tawsed
Future Continuous
I will be tawsing
you will be tawsing
he/she/it will be tawsing
we will be tawsing
you will be tawsing
they will be tawsing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tawsing
you have been tawsing
he/she/it has been tawsing
we have been tawsing
you have been tawsing
they have been tawsing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tawsing
you will have been tawsing
he/she/it will have been tawsing
we will have been tawsing
you will have been tawsing
they will have been tawsing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tawsing
you had been tawsing
he/she/it had been tawsing
we had been tawsing
you had been tawsing
they had been tawsing
I would taws
you would taws
he/she/it would taws
we would taws
you would taws
they would taws
Past Conditional
I would have tawsed
you would have tawsed
he/she/it would have tawsed
we would have tawsed
you would have tawsed
they would have tawsed
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