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shew

[shoh]Archaic.
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verb (used with or without object), shewed, shewn, shew·ing, noun
  1. show.
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Examples from the Web for shew

Historical Examples

  • They would serve to shew me, she was pleased to say, how much in earnest my father was.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)

    Samuel Richardson

  • You say, both honour and prudence forbid you to shew it to me.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)

    Samuel Richardson

  • So, Miss, if you have a real value for your reputation, shew it as you ought.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)

    Samuel Richardson

  • But after all, I dare say there will be no need but to shew your faces in my company.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)

    Samuel Richardson

  • And as they are come, your father, to shew how much he is determined, will have me send them up to you.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)

    Samuel Richardson


British Dictionary definitions for shew

shew

verb shews, shewing, shewed, shewn (ʃəʊn) or shewed
  1. an archaic spelling of show
Derived Formsshewer, noun
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