(Science: zoology) A gull.

See: mew a gull.

1. A stomach; the receptacle into which food is taken by swallowing; in birds, the craw; now used only of the lower animals, exept humorously or in contempt. Bellies and maws of living creatures. (bacon)

2. Appetite; inclination. Unless you had more maw to do me good. (Beau. & Fl) fish maw.

(Science: zoology) See fish.

Origin: OE. Mawe, AS. Maga stomach; akin to D. Maag, OHG. Mago, G. Magen, Icel. Magi, Sw. Mage, Dan. Mave.

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