Definitions

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  • n. An edible univalve mollusc of the genus Haliotis, having a shell lined with mother-of-pearl.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of ormer or sea-ear, Haliotis iris, of New Zealand.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Rwandan government and militia forces lay in wait nearby, drinking beer and chanting, "Pawa, pawa," for "Hutu power."

    Bystanders to Genocide

  • On the altar itself was a feathered serpent, a figure carved in wood with protruding tongue and eyes made of pawa shell, a Wagnerian sort of god, a miniature totem-pole, and various other bits of heathen bric-a-brac, as ill-assorted as a bunch of plenipotentaries at Geneva.

    Death in Ecstasy

  • Each back window seemed to have a pair of sand-shoes on the sill and some lumps of rock or a bucket or a collection of pawa shells.

    The Garden Party, and Other Stories

  • There were three daisy heads on a laurel leaf for poached eggs, some slices of fuchsia petal cold beef, some lovely little rissoles made of earth and water and dandelion seeds, and the chocolate custard which she had decided to serve in the pawa shell she had cooked it in.

    Bliss, and Other Stories

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    WN.com - Articles related to Sony X95 Digital Photo Frame

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  • Dan Deacon - It's My Fault photo of pawa up first contemplating wondering what will be the outcome of their new album from their

    Montreal Weekend Playlist

  • "zone_info": "huffpost. politics/blog; politics = 1; nickname = david-dayen; entry_id = 361922; ohsa = 1; pawa = 1; workers-rights = 1; workplace-safety = 1",

    David Dayen: The Story Of American Workplaces

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    David Dayen: The Story Of American Workplaces

  • Black pawa commented in entry 'Who needs the BNP? view)

    1. MajorityRights.com (main blog)

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