Associations to the word «Shew»


SHEW, verb. (archaic) Alternative form of show
SHEW, verb. (East Anglia dialect) simple past tense of show
SHEW, noun. (archaic) A show.
SHEW BREAD, noun. Twelve loaves of bread placed on the alter in Jewish Temples and renewed periodically. See showbread.

Dictionary definition

SHEW, verb. Establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture".

Wise words

All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
Ernest Hemingway