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4 definitions found
 for haw-haw
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Haw-haw \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 view).
        [WordNet sense 3]
  
     Syn: haha.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hawhaw \Haw*haw"\, v. i. [Of imitative origin.]
     To laugh boisterously. [Colloq. U. S.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
           We haw-haw'd, I tell you, for more than half an hour.
                                                    --Major Jack
                                                    Downing.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  haw-haw
      n 1: a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing [syn: hee-
           haw, horselaugh, ha-ha, haw-haw]
      2: a ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide
         lands without defacing the landscape [syn: sunk fence, ha-
         ha, haw-haw]

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