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

  Maw \Maw\ (m[add]), n. [See Mew a gull.] (Zool.)
     A gull.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maw \Maw\, n. [OE. mawe, AS. maga stomach; akin to D. maag, OHG.
     mago, G. magen, Icel. magi, Sw. mage, Dan. mave. [root]103.]
     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. --Chaucer.
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              Bellies and maws of living creatures. --Bacon.
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     2. Appetite; inclination. [Obs.]
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              Unless you had more maw to do me good. --Beau. & Fl.
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     Fish maw. (Zool.) See under Fish.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maw \Maw\, n.
     An old game at cards. --Sir A. Weldon.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  maw
      n 1: informal terms for the mouth [syn: trap, cakehole,
           hole, maw, yap, gob]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  58 Moby Thesaurus words for "maw":
     abdomen, abomasum, bay window, bazoo, beerbelly, belly,
     breadbasket, chaps, chops, craw, crop, diaphragm, embonpoint,
     embouchure, first stomach, gab, gizzard, gob, gullet, gut,
     honeycomb stomach, jaw, jaws, jowls, kishkes, kisser, lips,
     mandibles, manyplies, maxilla, midriff, mouth, mug, mush, muzzle,
     omasum, oral cavity, paunch, pot, potbelly, potgut, premaxilla,
     psalterium, pusgut, rennet bag, reticulum, rumen, second stomach,
     spare tire, stomach, swagbelly, third stomach, trap, tum-tum,
     tummy, underbelly, ventripotence, yap
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  MAW
         Microsoft At Work
         

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