noun British Dialect.
Origin of hernshaw
Examples from the Web for hernshaw
To know a hawk from a hernshaw is an ancient proverb, sometimes corrupted into handsaw.Hamlet|William Shakespeare
Miss Hernshaw didn't seek to fathom the mystery of his closing words.Questionable Shapes|William Dean Howells
Meantime, a courier was despatched to Hernshaw Castle, to prepare for Mrs. Gaunt's reception.
So she kept all her sweetness for that little cottage, and all her acidity for Hernshaw Castle.
And, that same night, Mrs. Gaunt left Hernshaw in her own chariot between two constables, and escorted by armed yeomen.