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Synonyms for haw-haw

a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing

a ditch with one side being a retaining wall

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However, as the years passed and British cities were devastated by bombs, Haw-Haw no longer seemed such a laughing matter.
Haw-Haw, real name William Joyce, was hanged after the war.
The original Lord Haw-Haw, William Joyce, was an Irish-born traitor who turned his back on the British war effort to spread vile propaganda for the Nazis.
There were, in fact, several Lord Haw-Haws - men who broadcast for the Nazis during the Second World War - but the one that history remembers is William Joyce.
1939: Traitor Lord Haw-Haw made his first Nazi propaganda broadcast from Germany to the United Kingdom.
1945: Wartime traitor William Joyce - Nazi radio propagandist Lord Haw-Haw - was sentenced to be hanged after his trial at the Old Bailey.
Britton found notoriety in 1989 when his sick novel Lord Horror - about World War Two traitor Lord Haw-Haw meeting Hitler in a cave in Burma - became the first book banned for obscenity since 1966.
In Britain, he was compared to the notorious propagandist Lord Haw-Haw, though MI5 concluded that nothing he had broadcast was pro-German.
In Barry we had Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) living in Newlands Street before WWII.
I suppose Lord Haw-Haw, the Nazi propagandist, may have been equally loathed but it must be a close run thing.
Don't bother digging your tram lines for salvage in Cardiff, " said Lord Haw-Haw.
The executioner, who spent the final years of his life in Southport, was the hand behind the deaths of Lord Haw-Haw - traitor William Joyce - and a number of German war criminals.
Also on This Day: 1356: The English defeated the French at Battle of Poitiers; 1783: Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette witnessed the Montgolfier brothers achieve the first manned hot-air balloon ascent; 1867: Birth of illustrator Arthur Rackham; 1876: First carpet-sweeper patented by American inventor Melville Reuben Bissell; 1893: New Zealand became the first country to give women the vote; 1934: Birth of Brian Epstein, discoverer of the Beatles; 1945: William Joyce, aka Lord Haw-Haw, sentenced to hang for treason after Old Bailey trial; 1963: Death of cartoonist Sir David Low; 1975: The BBC broadcast the first episode of its comedy series Fawlty Towers; 1997: Six killed in Southall rail crash.
And when the World War II broke out, the handsome Scotsman became the first voice of Lord Haw-Haw - the hated Nazi propaganda broadcaster.
The executioner, brought up in Huddersfield and immortalised by Timothy Spall in the film Pierrepoint, was the hand behind the deaths of Lord Haw-Haw - traitor William Joyce - and a number of German war criminals.