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1. A nictitating membrane, especially of a domesticated animal.
2. An inflamed condition of this membrane.


Herbal medicine
A deciduous shrub or tree that contains flavonoid glycosides, saponins, tannins and trimethylamine, which is best known for its cardiovascular activity: the active principles in hawthorn cause vasodilation, bradycardia and normalise blood pressure in both hypo- and hypertension. It has been used for angina pectoris, spasms of peripheral arteries (e.g., Raynaud phenomenon), tachyarrhythmias and insomnia; the berries are used in Chinese herbal medicine as a digestive tonic.

haw, haw-eyedness

a lay term used by dog owners, with various meanings. Can be used to refer to a sagging of the lower eyelid that exposes palpebral conjunctiva; an ectropion. In veterinary medicine it has been applied to a protrusion of the nictitating membrane (third eyelid) which may occur with dehydration, a loss of mass behind the globe such as atrophy of temporal muscles, or in cats particularly with sympathetic stimulation or irritation. May be associated with enlargement and prolapse of the gland of the third eyelid, called cherry eye.

h's syndrome
bilateral protrusion of the nictitating membranes.

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Lord Phillips said: "The challenge made on behalf of Mr Haw to the practicality of the conditions imposed may mean that the police will be driven, in the interests of workability, to impose conditions on him that are simpler and more restrictive.
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City of Westminster Magistrates heard yesterday that the Metropolitan Police are prepared to return the items seized to Mr Haw, but not to Parliament Square.
One of the things stars seemed to like, Lovullo said, was that on ``Hee Haw,'' they were treated just like any other cast member - no plush hotel suites, no limousines, no personal hairdresser, no fancy costumes.
The Conner Lee Vineyard is one of the premier vineyards in Washington and is known for its exquisite management and low yields," said Haw.
If Mr Haw is not at long last prepared to return to the bosom of his family, possibly he should consider removing his bag and baggage, and continue his campaign against the killing there, to the Parliament Square of Baghdad.
Mr Haw, 57, much of whose peace camp was dismantled by police in May last year at a cost of pounds 27,000, appeared before Westminster magistrates in January accused of breaching conditions set down by the Metropolitan Police.
PEACE protester Brian Haw was ordered yesterday to end his five-year demo outside Parliament - but he defiantly vowed to carry on.
COURT of Appeal judges have overtured a ruling which allowed anti-war protester, Brian Haw, to continue his long-running demonstration outside Parliament.
He is the son of Sam Lovullo, producer for a quarter-century of the cornball TV show ``Hee Haw,'' reputed to be the longest-running program in TV-syndication history.
Bond proceeds will fund various system improvements and additions, including construction of a water resources operations center and a number of sewer pumping stations, and reimbursement for a transmission system to move water from the Haw River.
Brian Haw, from Redditch, has been camping outside Parliament since 2001 - in protest over sanctions against Iraq and later over the war itself.