What does the word taw mean?

Usage examples for taw

  1. I'm hanging on to his taw now for the past fortnight and I can't get a penny out of him. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. Ring Taw Two or three boys with marbles could never have difficulty in hitting on a game to play with them, but the best regular game for several players is " Ring Taw." – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  3. If this taw is not hit, it may be able to skin the ring when its turn comes. – Healthful Sports for Boys by Alfred Rochefort
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