American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Archaic Variant of show.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An archaic form of show, show.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
“Their _charge_ or injunction would shew them insensible of his wrongs, and make them _shew like enemies_.”
“I. i.199 (14,8) [And shew what we alone must think] And _shew_ by realities what we now _must only think_.”
“My speech is plaine, without any rhetoricall shew of eloquence, hauing rather a regard to simple truth, than to decking words.”
“Their titles shew the pastoral taste : -- _Spring_,”
“Three articles stand in it: the table for the so - called shew-bread, the great lampstand, and the golden altar of incense.”
“The older form "shew" appears only in the earliest editions.”
“That is to say, such as shew themselves, not by the immediate self-evidence of the terms, but by consequences and deductions drawn from some known principle by human ratiocination or discourse, and the judgment which men use to pass upon things in the strength and light thereof.”
“A really big 'shew' or two on Chris Carter's 'Breakfast With the Beatles”
“The mountains are ruins, “but such as shew a certain”
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