I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sceaga; akin to Old Norse skegg beard — more at shag Date: before 12th century dialect coppice, thicket II. noun Etymology: probably alteration of show Date: 1726 chiefly British the tops and stalks of a cultivated crop (as potatoes or turnips)

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  • Shaw — (sh[add]), n. [OE. schawe, scha[yogh]e, thicket, grove, AS. scaga; akin to Dan. skov, Sw. skog, Icel. sk[=o]gr.] 1. A thicket; a small wood or grove. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Burns. [1913 Webster] Gaillard he was as goldfinch in the shaw.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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