hernshaw

[ hurn-shaw ]
/ ˈhɜrn ʃɔ /

noun British Dialect.

a heron.

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Origin of hernshaw

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