[ shaw ]
/ ʃɔ /
Anna Howard,1847–1919, U.S. physician, reformer, and suffragist, born in England.
ArtieArthur Arshawsky, 1910–2004, U.S. clarinetist and bandleader.
George Bernard,1856–1950, Irish dramatist, critic, and novelist: Nobel prize 1925.
Henry Wheeler. Billings, Josh.
Irwin,1913–84, U.S. dramatist and author.
Richard Norman,1831–1912, English architect, born in Scotland.
Thomas Edward. Lawrence, Thomas Edward.
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British Dictionary definitions for anna shaw (1 of 3)
/ (ʃɔː) /
archaic, or dialect a small wood; thicket; copse
Word Origin for shaw
Old English sceaga; related to Old Norse skagi tip, skaga to jut out, skōgr forest, skegg beard
British Dictionary definitions for anna shaw (2 of 3)
/ (ʃɔː) Scot /
the part of a potato plant that is above ground
British Dictionary definitions for anna shaw (3 of 3)
/ (ʃɔː) /
Artie, original name Arthur Arshawsky. 1910–2004, US jazz clarinetist, band leader, and composer
George Bernard, often known as GBS. 1856–1950, Irish dramatist and critic, in England from 1876. He was an active socialist and became a member of the Fabian Society but his major works are effective as satiric attacks rather than political tracts. These include Arms and the Man (1894), Candida (1894), Man and Superman (1903), Major Barbara (1905), Pygmalion (1913), Back to Methuselah (1921), and St Joan (1923): Nobel prize for literature 1925
Richard Norman. 1831–1912, English architect
Thomas Edward. the name assumed by (T. E.) Lawrence after 1927
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