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Meaning of SHAW

Pronunciation:  sho

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)
  2. [n]  United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919)
  3. [n]  United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)
 

SHAW is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Anna Howard Shaw, G. B. Shaw, George Bernard Shaw, Henry Wheeler Shaw, Josh Billings
 
 See Also: author, doc, doctor, Dr., dramatist, humorist, humourist, MD, medico, physician, playwright, suffragist, writer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shaw\ (sh[add]), n. [OE. schawe, scha[yogh]e, thicket,
grove, AS. scaga; akin to Dan. skov, Sw. skog, Icel.
sk[=o]gr.]
1. A thicket; a small wood or grove. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. &
   Scot.] --Burns.

         Gaillard he was as goldfinch in the shaw. --Chaucer.

         The green shaws, the merry green woods. --Howitt.

2. pl. The leaves and tops of vegetables, as of potatoes,
   turnips, etc. [Scot.] --Jamieson.

 

 

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