Bashaw meaning

bə-shô
A pasha.
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(now rare, historical) A pasha. [16th-19th c.]
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(archaic, often pejorative, by extension) A grandee. [from 16th c.]
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A very large siluroid fish (Leptops olivaris) of the Mississippi valley; the goujon or mudcat.
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Origin of bashaw

  • Arabic bāšā from Turkish paşa pasha

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Variant of pasha.

    From Wiktionary