Dial. a thicket; copse
Origin of shawMiddle English shawe from Old English sceaga, akin to Old Norse skagi: for Indo-European base see shag
- 1856-1950; Brit. dramatist & critic, born in Ireland
- seeJosh Billings
- seeT(homas) E(dward) Lawrence
Old English sceaga, scaga. Cognate with Old Norse skÃ³gr (“forest, wood"), whence Danish skov (“forest").