from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Shaw, Anna Howard 1847-1919. British-born American physician and reformer who was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (1904-1915).
- Shaw, Artie Originally Arthur Jacob Arshawsky. 1910-2004. American clarinetist, band leader, composer, and arranger whose swing band, formed in 1937, exemplified the big band sound.
- Shaw, George Bernard 1856-1950. Irish-born British playwright, essayist, and critic. A founder of the Fabian Society, a group of writers committed to promoting socialism, he wrote plays of iconoclastic social criticism, including Arms and the Man (1894), Pygmalion (1913), and Saint Joan (1923). He won the 1925 Nobel Prize for literature.
- Shaw, Henry Wheeler Pen name Josh Bil·lings (bĭlˈĭngz) 1818-1885. American humorist noted for his essays on rural life, characterized by intentional misspellings and published annually in the Farmers' Allminax (1869-1880).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An English topographic surname for someone who lived by a small wood or copse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thicket; a small wood or grove.
- n. The leaves and tops of vegetables, as of potatoes, turnips, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete or dialectal form of show.
- n. A thicket; a small wood; a shady place; a grove.
- n. A stem with the leaves, as of a potato or turnip.
- n. An obsolete form of shah.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)
- n. United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919)
- n. United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)
- n. British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
(END VIDEO CLIP) SHAW: Now, Sergeant Shaw says she wanted to speak with us because she wants people to know who her son was.
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At ten miles from Louisa's Creek we camped at another and larger watercourse than the Chirnside, which I called the Shaw*.
He ought to take a leaf out of Martin Shaw's book in BBC1's long-running Inspector George Gently, set in the 1960s.
E.R. Shaw is a 95-year-old barrel making company in Bridgeville, PA, that has begun turning out its own custom rifles using slicked up Savage bolt actions, its own barrels, and synthetic, walnut, and laminated stocks.
Shaw is looking mighty good right now for those in central/southern Mexico.
The Irwin Shaw novel was pure soap opera but the first edition had fun with it, to a degree, jamming the film full of actors like Ed Asner and Steve Allen and Robert Reed to join Nolte and Peter Strauss in the epic tale of two brothers and their struggles from the end of World War II through the Sixties.
And how awesome that you played in Shaw – being in an Edwardian play is on my must-do list.
Mally Shaw is stuck in an underworld of ghosts, which seems to be connected to Alex's desire to have her stay with him.
Still did not want to spend that kind of money when the Shaw is likely just as accurate.