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shew

[ shoh ]
/ ʃoʊ /
Archaic.
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verb (used with or without object), noun shewed, shewn, shew·ing,

an archaic spelling of show.

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shew
/ (ʃəʊ) /

verb shews, shewing, shewed, shewn (ʃəʊn) or shewed

an archaic spelling of show

Derived forms of shew

shewer, noun
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