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mamaw

alt. 1 (context US dialect Southern US English) grandmother, especially maternal grandmother 2 (context US dialect Southern US less commonly English) mother n. 1 (context US dialect Southern US English) grandmother, especially maternal grandmother 2 (context US dialect Southern US less commonly English) mother

Usage examples of "mamaw".

         Tonight Cammie and Bas would get an extra kiss, an extra-tight hug, before being bundled off to Mamaw Odie's with favorite toys, pillows, individual security blankets essential for physical as well as emotional comfort since Mamaw's year-round air-conditioning was potent enough to chill a ham in the living room in the middle of July.

The kids loved Mamaw, her wide-screen TV, her weakness for sweets, her little dog, Shasta, who could count to ten, the "hootchie-cootchie" dance she did to make them laugh, and her new friend, Tito, who drank a bottle of beer, wiggled his ears, and stood on his head in his underwear.

At least the security of Jessie's children was assured during these dark hours of maximum danger, no vacillating about firearms in this house, Mamaw had been locked and loaded since the Kennedy assassination.

Like the utopian society they tried to build in New Harmony, Indiana, where my mom made me go one time when we were trying to get away from Mamaw and Papaw during a visit to Versailles (the one in Indiana).

Tonight Cammie and Bas would get an extra kiss, an extra-tight hug, before being bundled off to Mamaw Odie's with favorite toys, pillows, individual security blankets essential for physical as well as emotional comfort since Mamaw's year-round air-conditioning was potent enough to chill a ham in the living room in the middle of July.