Corvus monedula
Daw Daw (d[add]), n. [OE. dawe; akin to OHG. t[=a]ha, MHG. t[=a]he, t[=a]hele, G. dohle. Cf. {Caddow}.] (Zo["o]l.) A European bird of the Crow family ({Corvus monedula}), often nesting in church towers and ruins; a jackdaw. [1913 Webster]

The loud daw, his throat displaying, draws The whole assembly of his fellow daws. --Waller. [1913 Webster]

Note: The daw was reckoned as a silly bird, and a daw meant a simpleton. See in Shakespeare: -- ``Then thou dwellest with daws too.'' (--Coriolanus iv. 5, 1. 47.) --Skeat. [1913 Webster]


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