haw-haw
Ha-ha Ha-ha" (h[aum]*h[aum]"), n. [See {Haw-haw}.] A sunk fence; a fence, wall, or ditch, not visible till one is close upon it. [Written also {haw-haw}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Haw-haw — (h[add]*h[add]), n. [Duplication of haw a hedge.] 1. See {Ha ha}. [1913 Webster] 2. a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: hee haw, horselaugh, ha ha. [WordNet 1.5] 3. a sunken fence (so as not to interfere with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haw-haw — /haw haw /, interj. 1. (used to represent the sound of a loud, boisterous laugh.) n. 2. a guffaw. [1825 35; imit.; see HA HA1] * * * …   Universalium

  • haw-haw — /hɔ ˈhɔ/ (say haw haw) interjection 1. (an affected utterance marking hesitation in speech.) –noun 2. the utterance haw haw . 3. loud vulgar laughter; a guffaw. –verb (i) 4. to guffaw; laugh loudly. –adjective 5. affectedly superior in… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Haw-Haw — /ˈhɔ hɔ/ (say haw haw) noun Lord William → Joyce …   Australian English dictionary

  • haw-haw — noun 1. a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing • Syn: ↑hee haw, ↑horselaugh, ↑ha ha • Derivationally related forms: ↑hee haw (for: ↑hee haw) • Hyper …   Useful english dictionary

  • haw haw — guffaw; ha ha, sound of laughter; ditch where one side is a retaining wall …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Haw-Haw, Lord —  Nickname of William Joyce (1906–1946), American who made propaganda broadcasts for Germany in World War II …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Lord Haw-Haw — /haw haw /. See Joyce, William. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lord Haw-Haw — /haw haw /. See Joyce, William …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord Haw-Haw — was the nickname of several announcers on the English language propaganda radio programme Germany Calling , broadcast by Nazi German radio to audiences in Great Britain on the medium wave station Reichssender Hamburg and by shortwave to the… …   Wikipedia

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