taw definition by Webster's New World
- a fancy marble used to shoot with in playing marbles
- the line from which the players shoot
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Origin: Middle English tawen ; from Old English tawian, to prepare, akin to Gothic taujan, to do, make ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Indo-European base an unverified form deu-, to work on, process (something)
taw definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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.