Ba*shaw" (?), n. [See Pasha.]

1.

A Turkish title of honor, now written pasha. See Pasha.

2.

Fig.: A magnate or grandee.

3. Zool.

A very large siluroid fish (Leptops olivaris) of the Mississippi valley; -- also called goujon, mud cat, and yellow cat.

 

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