(obsolete except in Scotland) To dawn.
(obsolete) To wake (someone) up.
Other Word Forms of Daw
Origin of Daw
Middle English dawen, from Old English dagian (“to dawn”), from Proto-Germanic *dagāną (“to become day, dawn”), from Proto-Germanic *dagaz (“day”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰAǵʰ- (“day”). More at day.
From a Middle English short form of David. Also a nickname from the (jack)daw.
Middle English dawe
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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