Shaw definition

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(person) 1856-1950; Brit. dramatist & critic, born in Ireland.
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(dated) A thicket; a small wood or grove.
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(Scotland) The leaves and tops of vegetables, especially potatoes and turnips.
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Haws, wash, Wash.
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An English topographic surname for someone who lived by a small wood or copse.
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(dial.) A thicket; copse.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
shaw
Plural:
shaws

Origin of shaw

  • Old English sceaga, scaga. Cognate with Old Norse skógr (“forest, wood"), whence Danish skov (“forest").

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