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yaw

Part of speech: Verb

To steer wildly; to move from the right course; said of a ship or of an airplane.

Part of speech: Noun

A changing from a straight course in steering a ship or guiding an airplane.

Usage examples "yaw":
  • If she'd a- knowed more she couldn't ha' yawed more, 'cause dere ain't but sev'n days in de week to yaw in when you've done your best. - "Old Hendrik's Tales", Arthur Owen Vaughan.
  • Woan't yaw, my lad? - "The Adventures of Roderick Random", Tobias Smollett.
  • Yaw; I sees him. - "The Lost Trail", Edward S. Ellis.