[ US /ˈʃɔ/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈɔː/ ]
  1. United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)
  2. United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919)
  3. British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)
  4. United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)
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How To Use Shaw In A Sentence

  • These include a nice Nigerian guy who sells the best roast chicken around (he did this in Paris as well), a couple of Egyptians and a Tunisian who make great chicken shawarma and a couple of Turkish guys who do the same with beef.
  • Mrs. Dudgeon unbars the door and opens it, letting into the stuffy kitchen a little of the freshness and a great deal of the chill of the dawn, also her second son Christy, a fattish, stupid, fair-haired, round-faced man of about 22, muffled in a plaid shawl and grey overcoat. The Devil's Disciple
  • That night, to reduce suspicion, I decide to go drinking with the trishaw drivers.
  • Named Tecumseh after the Shawnee leader, he was rechristened William in a Catholic ceremony at age 9, after he was informally adopted by a prominent Ohio politician when his father died.
  • Mohammad Sajjad/Associated Press A displaced child, whose family fled from the Khyber tribal region due to military operations, held onto her mother while waiting to register at the Jalozai camp on the outskirt of Peshawar, Pakistan, on Monday. Asia in Pictures
  • In his dreams she wore a blue satin frock with a burgundy shawl, or a pink silk pelisse, or a white crinoline.
  • I asked him to send Koli so that he could drive me back to Jessore so I could get my investors - I would rent an autorickshaw to bring them to the site if I had to. Kristin Boekhoff: Ecopreneur: Never Let Them See You Sweat
  • Whereas quotations with an apothegmatic feel are normally ascribed to Shaw, those with a more grandiose or belligerent tone are almost automatically credited to Churchill.
  • Said boy was taken up by Thomas Walton, and says _he was free_, and that his parents live near Shawneetown, Illinois, and that he was _taken_ from that place in July 1836; says his father's name is William, and his mother's Sally Brown, and that they moved from Fredericksburg, The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4
  • The shop-owner, hoping to raise the price to a round figure, pulled the rickshaw in and out of the shed, folded and unfolded the hood and sounded the horn, singing the vehicle's praises all the time.
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