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shaw

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noun \ˈshȯ\

Definition of shaw

dialect

  1. :  copse, thicket

Origin and Etymology of shaw

Middle English, from Old English sceaga; akin to Old Norse skegg beard — more at shag


First Known Use: before 12th century


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shaw

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Definition of shaw

chiefly British

  1. :  the tops and stalks of a cultivated crop (such as potatoes or turnips)

Origin and Etymology of shaw

probably alteration of show


First Known Use: 1726


Shaw

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biographical name \ˈshȯ\

Definition of Shaw

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


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