What does Shaw mean?

Definitions for Shawʃɔ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Shaw, Artie Shaw, Arthur Jacob Arshawsky(noun)

    United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)

  2. Shaw, Henry Wheeler Shaw, Josh Billings(noun)

    United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)

  3. Shaw, Anna Howard Shaw(noun)

    United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919)

  4. Shaw, G. B. Shaw, George Bernard Shaw(noun)

    British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)


  1. shaw(Noun)

    A thicket; a small wood or grove.

  2. Shaw(ProperNoun)

    An English topographic surname for someone who lived by a small wood or copse.

  3. Origin: sceaga, scaga. Cognate with Old Norse skógr ( > Danish skov).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shaw(noun)

    a thicket; a small wood or grove

  2. Shaw(noun)

    the leaves and tops of vegetables, as of potatoes, turnips, etc

  3. Origin: [OE. schawe, schae, thicket, grove, AS. scaga; akin to Dan. skov, Sw. skog, Icel. skgr.]


  1. Shaw

    Shaw is a city in Bolivar and Sunflower counties, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta region. The name was derived from an old Indian tribe northeast of this region. The population was 2,312 at the 2000 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shaw

    shaw, n. a thicket, a small wood: (Scot.) a stem with the leaves, as of a potato. [A.S. scaga; Ice. skógr, Dan. skov.]

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  2. SHAW

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Anagrams for Shaw »

  1. haws, wash, Wash.

  2. haws

  3. wash, Wash.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shaw in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shaw in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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