Definition of shew in English:

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shew

Pronunciation: /SHō/

verb

Old-fashioned variant spelling of show.
Example sentences
  • My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh forth at the windows, shewing himself through the lattice.
  • On Sunday I went to church at a pretty, old church in Bedford & after Mr S shewed me an old Jacobean house (now converted into a mansion by a Yankee, a relative of Carnigie(?) or Pierfont Morgans.)
  • The painting bears the inscription ‘Presented to C. Hilton Green, Esqr., M.F.H., by subscribers and farmers of the North Cotswold Hunt as a slight appreciation of the excellent sport he shewed, 1927-1929.’

Words that rhyme with shew

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