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Taws \Taws\, n. [See Taw to beat.] A leather lash, or other instrument of punishment, used by a schoolmaster. [Written also tawes, tawis, and tawse.]

Never use the taws when a gloom can do the turn.


n. (alternative spelling of tawse English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: taw)

Usage examples of "taws".

Also referred to as British Sports Therapy or the Taws Technique, this therapy deals directly with the reasons for soft tissue dysfunctions and subsequent referred pain and nerve entrapment.

Only once did he try to master his repugnance to me and let me into a game of taws with his favourites.