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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)

Wiktionary

  1. shaw(Noun)

    A thicket; a small wood or grove.

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

  2. Shaw(ProperNoun)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shaw(noun)

    a thicket; a small wood or grove

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

  2. Shaw(noun)

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

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

Freebase

  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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Anagrams for shaw »

  1. haws, wash, Wash.

  2. haws

  3. wash, Wash.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of shaw in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    People are angry, they're angry at what's going on, they're angry at the border, they're angry at the crime, they're angry at people coming in and shooting Kate [Steinle] in the back in California, in San Francisco, they're angry when Jamiel Shaw was shot in the face by an illegal immigrant, they're angry when the woman, the veteran, 65 years old, is raped sodomized and killed by an illegal immigrant. And they're very angry about it and, by the way, thousands of other cases like that.

  2. David Wills:

    I don’t know if she thought much about it at the time, because I know later in her career she didn’t want to be associated with that, but it certainly helped her get a lot of attention, you look back as early as 1945 and she was posing in bathing suits. Then at a certain time, she didn’t want to do that anymore… So for the last 10 years of her life, you rarely saw her posing in bathing suits. Only a few occasions, like the ones taken by Sam Shaw, which are in the book... But professionally at some point, she just stopped.

  3. Stephen Breyer:

    (CNN anchor) Bernard Shaw -- we saw him on television -- said, 'They're going to nominate Judge Breyer.' Then I heard nothing for three hours, they're saying this on television, but no one's told me.

  4. Ridley Scott:

    Very basic questions. So I came up with the notion of 'Prometheus' 1, which starts to indicate who might have made it and where it came from, so I'm now going to the next one, which is the next evolution directly connected with the first one, which was this Shaw, when he replaced Michael Fassbender in two pieces and we'll kind of pick it up there and it will evolve. When that's finished there'll be another one and then another one which will gradually drive into the back entrance of the film in 1979.

  5. White House:

    This morning, the President had a call with James Shaw Jr. to commend his heroic actions and quick thinking last month at a Waffle House in Tennessee, mr. Shaw saved lives when he wrestled a gun from an active shooter who had open fired.

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