Shaw

Shaw

(sh), n. [OE. schawe, schae, thicket, grove, AS. scaga; akin to Dan. skov, Sw. skog, Icel. skgr.] 1. A thicket; a small wood or grove. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Burns.
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Gaillard he was as goldfinch in the shaw.
Chaucer.
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The green shaws, the merry green woods.
Howitt.
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2. pl. The leaves and tops of vegetables, as of potatoes, turnips, etc. [Scot.] Jamieson.
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