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hawabhor, adore, afore, anymore, ashore, awe, bandore, Bangalore, before, boar, Boer, bore, caw, chore, claw, cocksure, comprador, cor, core, corps, craw, Delors, deplore, door, draw, drawer, evermore, explore, flaw, floor, for, forbore, fore, foresaw, forevermore, forswore, four, fourscore, furthermore, Gábor, galore, gnaw, gore, grantor, guarantor, guffaw, hard-core, Haugh, haw, hoar, ignore, implore, Indore, interwar, jaw, Johor, Lahore, law, lessor, lor, lore, macaw, man-o'-war, maw, mirador, mor, more, mortgagor, Mysore, nevermore, nor, oar, obligor, offshore, onshore, or, ore, outdoor, outwore, paw, poor, pore, pour, rapport, raw, roar, saw, scaur, score, senhor, señor, shaw, ship-to-shore, shop-floor, shore, signor, Singapore, snore, soar, softcore, sore, spore, squaw, store, straw, swore, Tagore, tau, taw, thaw, Thor, threescore, tor, tore, torr, trapdoor, tug-of-war, two-by-four, underfloor, underscore, war, warrantor, Waugh, whore, withdraw, wore, yaw, yore, your

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haw1 fruit of the hawthorn. OE. haga, identical in form with haga hedge, fence (see HEDGE), connection with which appears to be shown by the forms of hawthorn, OE. haga-, haguðorn = MDu. hagedorn (Du. haagdoorn), MHG. hagendorn (G. hagedorn), ON. hagþorn; cf. OE. hæġðorn ‘hedge-thorn’.

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haw2 nictitating membrane in a horse's (dog's, etc.) eye; inflamed state of this. XVI. of unkn. orig.

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haw3 utterance marking hesitation; also as vb. XVII.

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