Middle English, from Old English sceaga; akin to Old Norse skegg beard — more at shag
probably alteration of show
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above
1726, in the meaning defined above
“Shaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shaw. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.
Britannica English: Translation of shaw for Arabic Speakers
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