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verb (used with or without object), shewed, shewn, shew·ing, noun
  1. show.
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Examples from the Web for shewn

Historical Examples

  • No one took any more notice of Betty than was shewn by a careless glance or two.

    The Incomplete Amorist

    E. Nesbit

  • "I telephoned three times this morning," said Eric, as he was shewn into the drawing-room.

  • They were standing in the gangway, waiting to be shewn their seats.

  • I was shewn into your dining-room and I could hardly resist it.

  • You have shewn me the right way, and, God helping me, I'll take it.

    The Missionary

    George Griffith

British Dictionary definitions for shewn


verb shews, shewing, shewed, shewn (ʃəʊn) or shewed
  1. an archaic spelling of show
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Derived Formsshewer, noun
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