A*daw" (#), v. t. [Cf. OE. adawe of dawe, AS. of dagum from days, i. e., from life, out of life.]

To subdue; to daunt.

[Obs.]

The sight whereof did greatly him adaw. Spenser.

 

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A*daw", v. t. & i. [OE. adawen to wake; pref. a- (cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-) + dawen, dagon, to dawn. See Daw.]

To awaken; to arouse.

[Obs.]

A man that waketh of his sleep He may not suddenly well taken keep Upon a thing, ne seen it parfitly Till that he be adawed verily. Chaucer.

 

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