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Gnaw vs. Knaw — Which is Correct Spelling?

Gnaw vs. Knaw — Which is Correct Spelling?

Which is correct: Gnaw or Knaw

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Gnaw Definitions

Gnaw is a New York City noise band founded in 2006 by Alan Dubin (of OLD, Khanate), Carter Thornton (of Enos Slaughter and others), Jun Mizumachi (a former live member of Ike Yard) and drummer Jamie Sykes (of Burning Witch). Guitarist/sound designer Brian Beatrice and drummer Eric Neuser later joined the group.
To bite, chew on, or erode with the teeth.
To produce by gnawing
Gnaw a hole.
To erode or diminish gradually as if by gnawing
Waves gnawing the rocky shore.
To afflict or worry persistently
Fear that constantly gnawed me.
To bite or chew persistently
The dog gnawed at the bone.
To cause erosion or gradual diminishment.
To cause persistent worry or pain
Hunger gnawed at the prisoners.
(ambitransitive) To bite something persistently, especially something tough.
The dog gnawed the bone until it broke in two.
(intransitive) To produce excessive anxiety or worry.
Her comment gnawed at me all day and I couldn't think about anything else.
To corrode; to fret away; to waste.
The act of gnawing
Have a gnaw of a bone
To bite, as something hard or tough, which is not readily separated or crushed; to bite off little by little, with effort; to wear or eat away by scraping or continuous biting with the teeth; to nibble at.
His bones clean picked; his very bones they gnaw.
To bite in agony or rage.
They gnawed their tongues for pain.
To trouble in a constant manner; to plague; to worry; to vex; - usually used with at; as, his mounting debts gnawed at him.
To use the teeth in biting; to bite with repeated effort, as in eating or removing with the teeth something hard, unwieldy, or unmanageable.
I might well, like the spaniel, gnaw upon the chain that ties me.
Bite or chew on with the teeth;
Gnaw an old cracker
Chewed on a cookie
Become ground down or deteriorate;
Her confidence eroded

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