- a fancy marble used to shoot with in playing marbles
- the line from which the players shoot
Origin: < ?
Origin: ME tawen < OE tawian, to prepare, akin to Goth taujan, to do, make < ? IE base *deu-, to work on, process (something)
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transitive verb tawed, taw·ing, taws taws
Origin: Middle English tawen, from Old English tawian, to prepare.
- tawˈer noun
- Chiefly Southern U.S. A large, fancy marble used for shooting.
- The line from which a player shoots in marbles.
- A game of marbles.
Origin: Origin unknown.