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  • v. Past participle of shew

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • p. p. of shew.

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Examples

  • Then only, it has been shewn, is a state free when it is governed by its own will.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • No one pretends that for a moment, indeed the sharpness of enemy reprisals will certainly decrease as the Allied poundings itself is magnified, but the sting of the Stuka, the jeer of the Ju. 88, the drone of the Dormer, and the mischief of the Messerschmitt, have all been measured by the flying men of the United Nations, who have once again shewn themselves the salt of the earth.

    The Plans Unfold

  • His bed of iron is shewn, which is in Rabbath of the children of Ammon, being nine cubits long, and four broad after the measure of the cubit of

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 05: Deuteronomy The Challoner Revision

  • His bed of iron is shewn, which is in Rabbath of the children of Ammon, being nine cubits long, and four broad after the measure of the cubit of a man's hand.

    The Holy Bible: Douay-Rheims

  • Thus the Devil might point out the several quarters with his finger, and recount in words the greatness of each kingdom and its condition; for that is said to be shewn which is in any way presented to the understanding.

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.

    Creativity

  • He thanked them for the love and regard you have all along shewn me.

    George Washington’s First War

  • These were my first reflections; but I soon learned that Mr. Kirwin had shewn me extreme kindness.

    Chapter 4

  • When shewn the body, she fell into violent hysterics, and kept her bed for several days.

    Chapter 7

  • If the mere scene had been shewn without them, I should have prefer'd the view of the evening sky on the water, to the Fairies lamps, their grassless groves, and their publick tables.

    Letter 35

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  • "Exchange stations shewn thus" - as seen on a map on an old Metropolitan Line train in the London Transport Museum.

    February 18, 2008