The Collaborative International Dictionary
Dawe \Dawe\, n. [See Day.]
Dawé is a town and arrondissement in the Atlantique Department of southern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Zè. According to the population census conducted by the Institut National de la Statistique Benin on February 15, 2002, the arrondissement had a total population of 3,830.
Usage examples of "dawe".
The Dawes Glee Club, the Dawes Bible Study Class, the Dawes Ethics Society, the Dawes Scottish Reel and Eightsome Group.
After it had gone a mile without triggering anything, the jeep followed, Anse Dawes piloting and Conn at the snooper controls watching what it transmitted back.
Feldrin was lying lifeless on the floor, his arms two scorched stumps and his face burned away, and Tholone was on his back, dawing feebly at gilding from the smoldering banner that had melted onto his face.
Miriam had sought her out because she had once been Spiral overseer at Jordan's, and because her husband, Baxter Dawes, was smith for the factory, making the irons for cripple instruments, and so on.
She saw him, whenever they spoke of Clara Dawes, rouse and get slightly angry.
Often, as he talked to Clara Dawes, came that thickening and quickening of his blood, that peculiar concentration in the breast, as if something were alive there, a new self or a new centre of consciousness, warning him that sooner or later he would have to ask one woman or another.
She thought it was all in the day's march -- it would have to come -- and Dawes -- well, a good many women would have given their souls to get him.
Paul often thought of Baxter Dawes, often wanted to get at him and be friends with him.
He knew that Dawes often thought about him, and that the man was drawn to him by some bond or other.
He hated Dawes, wished something could exterminate him at that minute.
He stepped quickly through the stile, and as Dawes was coming through after him, like a flash he got a blow in over the other's mouth.
He hung on to the bigger man like a wild cat, till at last Dawes fell with a crash, losing his presence of mind.
Pure instinct brought his hands to the man's neck, and before Dawes, in frenzy and agony, could wrench him free, he had got his fists twisted in the scarf and his knuckles dug in the throat of the other man.
And being in such a state of soul himself, he felt an almost painful nearness to Dawes, who was suffering and despairing, too.
The strong emotion that Dawes aroused in him, repressed, made him shiver.