hernshaw

[ hurn-shaw ]
/ ˈhɜrn ʃɔ /
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noun British Dialect.

a heron.

Origin of hernshaw

1555–65; variant of dial. heronsew, Middle English < Middle French heronceau, heroncel, diminutive of heron heron
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