When you almost yawn but it stops at the last second.

I've been mawning for the last hour.

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  • mawn — maund (2) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • mawn — 1. verb /mɔːn/ To open the mouth widely and take a long, rather deep breath, immediately after waking up or when recovering from sleep. 2. noun /mɔːn/ a) The action of mawning; opening the mouth widely and taking a long, rather deep …   Wiktionary

  • mawn — dialect variant of maund …   Useful english dictionary

  • maundy — /mawn dee/, n. 1. the ceremony of washing the feet of the poor, esp. commemorating Jesus washing of His disciples feet on Maundy Thursday. 2. Also called maundy money. money distributed as alms in conjunction with the ceremony of maundy or on… …   Universalium

  • Mondrian — /mawn dree ahn , mon /; Du. /mon drddee ahn /, n. Piet /peet/, (Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan) 1872 1944, Dutch painter. * * * …   Universalium

  • Montale — /mawn tah le/, n. Eugenio /e ooh je nyaw/, 1896 1981, Italian poet: Nobel prize 1975. * * * …   Universalium

  • Montalvo — /mawn tahl vaw/, n. Garci Ordóñez de /gahrdd thee awrdd dhaw nyeth dhe/, 15th century Spanish writer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Monte Albán — /mawn te ahl bahn / a major ceremonial center of the Zapotec culture, near the city of Oaxaca, Mexico, occupied from 600 B.C. to A.D. 700. * * * Ridgetop site of the ruins of the ancient centre of Zapotec culture, located near Oaxaca, Mex.… …   Universalium

  • Monte Bianco — /mawn te byahng kaw/ Italian name of Mont Blanc. * * * …   Universalium

  • Monte Cassino — /mawn te kahs see naw/ a monastery at Cassino, Italy: founded A.D. c530 by St. Benedict and destroyed by Allied bombings in 1944. * * * Principal monastery of the Benedictine order, located in Latium, central Italy. It was founded с 529 by St.… …   Universalium

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