- Proper noun. (surname, topographic and patronymic) .
- Proper noun. A river in the US state of North Carolina.
- Interjection. An imitation of laughter, often used to express scorn or disbelief. Often doubled or tripled (''haw haw'' or ''haw haw haw'').
- Noun. Fruit of the hawthorn.
- Noun. (historical) A hedge.
- Interjection. An instruction for a horse or other animal to turn left.
- Verb. (context, of an animal) To turn left.
- Verb. To cause (an animal) to turn left.