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