[syn: Shaw, G. B. Shaw, George Bernard Shaw]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Shaw \Shaw\ (sh[add]), n. [OE. schawe, scha[yogh]e, thicket,
grove, AS. scaga; akin to Dan. skov, Sw. skog, Icel.
1. A thicket; a small wood or grove. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. &
Gaillard he was as goldfinch in the shaw. --Chaucer.
The green shaws, the merry green woods. --Howitt.
2. pl. The leaves and tops of vegetables, as of potatoes,
turnips, etc. [Scot.] --Jamieson.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band
(1910-2004) [syn: Shaw, Artie Shaw, Arthur Jacob
2: United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)
[syn: Shaw, Henry Wheeler Shaw, Josh Billings]
3: United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919) [syn:
Shaw, Anna Howard Shaw]
4: British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian
Society (1856-1950) [syn: Shaw, G. B. Shaw, George
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Shaw, MS -- U.S. city in Mississippi
Population (2000): 2312
Housing Units (2000): 785
Land area (2000): 1.110031 sq. miles (2.874967 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.110031 sq. miles (2.874967 sq. km)
FIPS code: 67000
Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
Location: 33.601549 N, 90.770720 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 38773
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.