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See definition of awn on Dictionary.com
  • as inmucro
  • as inmucronation
  • as inpoint

synonyms for awn

  • acicula
  • acumination
  • apex
  • barb
  • beak
  • bill
  • cape
  • claw
  • cusp
  • dagger
  • foreland
  • head
  • headland
  • jag
  • mucronation
  • nib
  • pin point
  • prick
  • prickler
  • promontory
  • prong
  • snag
  • spike
  • spine
  • spire
  • spur
  • sticker
  • stiletto
  • summit
  • sword
  • thorn
  • tine
  • tip
  • tooth
  • apex
  • barb
  • beak
  • bill
  • cape
  • claw
  • cusp
  • dagger
  • foreland
  • head
  • headland
  • jag
  • nib
  • prick
  • promontory
  • prong
  • snag
  • spike
  • spine
  • spire
  • spur
  • sticker
  • stiletto
  • summit
  • sword
  • thorn
  • tine
  • tip
  • tooth
  • pin point
  • prickler
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How to use awn in a sentence

This awn is sensitive to changes in the moisture of the air.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
"You go awn and start something—and you'll wisht you hadn't," they heard him croak from the big gate, and chuckled over his wrath.
FLYING U RANCHB. M. BOWER
Go awn and tell him a good, stiff lie, Andy—just to keep him interested while us fellers make a gitaway.
FLYING U RANCHB. M. BOWER
She used to say, "Lawd, chile, you don't know how soovin' it is to jest bust out awn 'casions lake dese!"
AS SEEN BY MELILIAN BELL
Seeds of hermaphrodite flowers quadrangular, crowned by one long awn, and the rudiment of another.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
Two follicles, sharp-pointed, channeled, containing many imbricated seeds each with an awn.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
Onelie for 11 my awn parte I will avoid al novelties, and content my self with the letteres quhilk we have in use.
OF THE ORTHOGRAPHIE AND CONGRUITIE OF THE BRITAN TONGUEALEXANDER HUME
We permit the will of otheres be letting; as, let God aryse; let everie man have his awn wyfe.
OF THE ORTHOGRAPHIE AND CONGRUITIE OF THE BRITAN TONGUEALEXANDER HUME
Dat's a pow'ful good-lookin' suit o' clo'es what L'tenant Greenfeel got awn.
KINCAID'S BATTERYGEORGE W. CABLE
Achenes top-shaped, 5-costate, villous; pappus of 5–10 long thin scales, awn-tipped by the excurrent nerve.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO AWN

  • acicula
  • acumination
  • apex
  • awn
  • barb
  • beak
  • bill
  • cape
  • claw
  • cusp
  • dagger
  • foreland
  • head
  • headland
  • jag
  • mucronation
  • nib
  • pin point
  • prick
  • prickler
  • promontory
  • prong
  • snag
  • spike
  • spine
  • spire
  • spur
  • sticker
  • stiletto
  • summit
  • sword
  • thorn
  • tine
  • tip
  • tooth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.