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 for Mawk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mawk \Mawk\ (m[add]k), n. [OE. mauk, ma[eth]ek, Icel. ma[eth]kr;
     akin to Dan. maddik, and E. mad an earthworm. See Mad, n.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. A maggot. [Scot.]
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A slattern; a mawks. [Prov. Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      An faster implementation of nawk written by
     Mike Brennan at Boeing in 1991 and distributed under GPL but
     distinct from GNU's gawk.
     Interpreter version 1.1.3 has been ported to Sun-3,
     Sun-4/{SunOS">Sun-4/{SunOS 4.0.3; Vax/{BSD} 4.3, ULTRIX 4.1;
     Stardent+3000/{SYSV">Stardent 3000/{SYSVR3; DECStation/{ULTRIX} 4.1,
     MS-DOS/{Turbo+C++">MS-DOS/{Turbo C++.

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