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hernshaw

[hurn-shaw] /ˈhɜrn ʃɔ/
noun, British Dialect.
1.
a heron.
Origin of hernshaw
1555-1565
1555-65; variant of dial. heronsew, Middle English < Middle French heronceau, heroncel, diminutive of heron heron
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