from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To open the mouth widely and take a long, rather deep breath, immediately after waking up or when recovering from sleep.
  • n. The action of mawning; opening the mouth widely and taking a long, rather deep breath, because one is waking up.
  • n. A maund; a basket or hamper.
  • n. A ghost.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dialectal (Scotch) form of maund.


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