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1shaw

noun \ˈsh\

Definition of SHAW

dial

Origin of SHAW

Middle English, from Old English sceaga; akin to Old Norse skegg beard — more at shag
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with SHAW

2shaw

noun

Definition of SHAW

chiefly British
:  the tops and stalks of a cultivated crop (as potatoes or turnips)

Origin of SHAW

probably alteration of show
First Known Use: 1726

Shaw

biographical name \ˈsh\

Definition of SHAW

George Bernard 1856–1950 British (Irish-born) author

Rhymes with SHAW

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