Acronym for Parents Are Watching.
Very popular in IRC and other Chat flavors; used by one to warn others that one's parents are nearby, therefore "be careful and watch your language".


Hey, I said popular. Not effective.

Paw (?), n. [OE. pawe, poue, OF. poe: cf. patte, LG. pote, D. poot, G. pfote.]

1.

The foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog, cat, etc.

2.

The hand.

[Jocose]

Dryden.

Paw clam Zool., the tridacna; -- so called because shaped like an animal's paw.

 

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Paw, v. i.

To draw the forefoot along the ground; to beat or scrape with the forefoot.

Job xxxix. 21.

 

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Paw, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pawed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Pawing.]

1.

To pass the paw over; to stroke or handle with the paws; hence, to handle fondly or rudely.

2.

To scrape or beat with the forefoot.

His hot courser pawed the Hungarian plane. Tickell.

 

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