Main definitions of shaw in English

: shaw1shaw2

shaw1

noun

Scottish
Farming
  • The parts of a potato plant that appear above the ground.

Origin

Early 19th century: perhaps a variant of the noun show.

Pronunciation:

shaw

/ʃɔː/

Main definitions of shaw in English

: shaw1shaw2

shaw2

noun

Scottish
Archaic
  • A small group of trees; a thicket.

Origin

Old English sceaga, of Germanic origin; related to shag.

Pronunciation:

shaw

/ʃɔː/