But I swear I'd give a year of Josephine's cold, classic, beautiful regularity for a minute of—pshaw, don't be a fool!
pshaw, I have petitions to show from other-guess toys than she.
Women will oft yield to a squeeze when they cry ‘pshaw’ to a sigh.
"pshaw, I'd grind something a great deal better than that," cried Kitty.
An' it don't say that a good Chrisshen child can say 'pshaw for you!'
"You kin 'pshaw' till the cows come home," cried the other heatedly.
Oh, pshaw, Toady, I tell you there ain't such a thing as a ghost!
pshaw—I wish you had Mr. Frankton yourself, since you are so full of his sweet image.
pshaw, returned the magician, the idea of your fearing any thing at any hour of the day or night!
Mr. Mathieson was not angry, yet he flung away from her with a rude "pshaw!"
exclamation of contempt or rejection, by 1670s.