What does the word maw mean?

Usage examples for maw

  1. " Only don't let her send me home to maw," says he. – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  2. But even then the powerful creature would not release me until her daughter had called sharply, " Maw! – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. There were shoals of small cod- fish in the voe, and Loki had no difficulty in filling his most capacious maw. – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby