caw caw  /ˈkɔ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the sound made by corvine birds
  2. (v) utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

Usage(s):

  • In both the North and the South last week, the harsh caw of Jim Crow was raised in triumph in two cases of racial discrimination having to do with public parks.

News

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  1. "We are expecting General Motors and the CAW to continue their discussions particularly on the issue of legacy costs where it has become apparent there wasn't as much progress as we would have liked to have seen," Clement said.
    on Mar 30, 2009 By: Tony Clement Source: Washington Post

  2. "With this agreement, Magna and the CAW will develop a new way of working together," Hargrove said in signing the agreement. "It will strengthen the CAW's ability to support auto parts workers at an incredibly challenging time, but in a way...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Buzz Hargrove Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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