from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See skaw.
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He afterwards commenced the business of a scaw-banker, which means that he went about the country enticing mechanics and rustics to ship to America, on promise of having their fortunes made in that country; and then by artful practices, produced their indentures as servants, in consequence of which on their arrival in
“Yes, mem, I've had the sma'pox, the nirls , the blabs , the scaw , the kinkhost , and the fever, the branks  and the worm .”