daw (n.) Old form(s): Dawes
jackdaw [as noted for its stupidity]; dolt, fool
1H6 II.iv.18[Warwick to all] in these nice sharp quillets of the law ... I am no wiser than a daw
Cor IV.v.46[Third Servingman to Coriolanus] thou dwell'st with daws too?
MA II.iii.247[Beatrice to Benedick] so much [pleasure] as you may take upon a knife's point, and choke a daw withal
Oth I.i.66[Iago to Roderigo] I will wear my heart upon my sleeve / For daws to peck at
TC I.ii.244[Pandarus to Cressida, of the common soldiers] crows and daws
TN III.iv.35[Malvolio to Maria] nightingales answer daws
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