shew

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v shew 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Shew See Show.
    • n Shew Show.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shew An archaic form of show, show.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Shew shō Same as Show.
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Usage

In literature:

I have seen all that society can shew, and enjoyed all that wealth can give me, and I am satisfied much is vanity, if not vexation of spirit.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
And never have I shewed myself unto man whom I have created, for never has man believed in me as thou hast.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
My dear, we have nothing like this to shew at home.
"Principle and Practice" by Harriet Martineau
They shewed no disinclination to go.
"Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader" by R.M. Ballantyne
Captain Mortimer at once shewed his quality when asked for his opinion.
"The French Prisoners of Norman Cross A Tale" by Arthur Brown
Come, Caleb," said he, "go and shew me where it was.
"Caleb in the Country" by Jacob Abbott
Open it and shew her what is inside.
"The Settlers in Canada" by Frederick Marryat
What thou hast done, shews all is in thy pow'r, And to write better, only must write more.
"The Comedies of William Congreve Volume 1 [of 2]" by William Congreve
It is said of the great John Hunt, that when a young man, he gave no promise of the talents he shewed in the work of the Ministry.
"Broken Bread from an Evangelist's Wallet" by Thomas Champness
Here it is;' and going to the sofa, I drew off the cover, and shewed her the plant.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 461" by Various
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In poetry:

Shall I thy woes
Number according to thy foes?
Or, since one starre shew'd thy first breath,
Shall all thy death?
"Good Friday" by George Herbert
I know—but the joy that was quick to go
Gave more knowledge to me than words can shew;
And you know the story, and how they fare
Who love the green earth and the heavenly air.
"From North Wales: To The Mother" by George MacDonald
Cease Mem'ry thy torturing empire to hold,
Nor shew to my view those dear moments of gold,
Oh ! let me the page of forgetfulness learn,
And Joy and Contentment again may return.
"On Hearing The Sound Of Music At A Distance" by Laura Sophia Temple
The young men of Rumford in her had their joy;
Shee shewed herself courteous, and modestlye coye,
And at her commandment still wold they bee,
Soe fayre and so comelye was pretty Bessee.
"The Beggar's Daughter of Bednall-Green" by Anonymous British
And now spread in their goodly length, she appears
No creature which the earth might call her own,
But rather one that in her gliding down
Heaven's beams did crown to shew us she was theirs.
"Upon Combing Her Hair" by Lord Edward Herbert of Cherbury
"Die! Not for worlds!" exclaim'd the Maid;
"Beast kindly will take me instead:
"And O, a thousand deaths I'd prove
"To shew my Father how I love!"
The Brothers cried, "Let us away,
"We'll perish, or the Monster slay."
"Beauty And The Beast" by Charles Lamb

In news:

The Brainerd Warriors freshman football team defeated Bemidji 14-0 at Shew Field at Franklin Arts Center Thursday.
"Shew me thy ways O Lord, teach me thy paths.".
When the folks who book the Music in Corrales series approached Grammy-nominated, world-traveling jazz trumpeter Bobby Shew to open their 25 th anniversary season, Shew was happy to accept.
The really big shew, as Ed Sullivan would have introduced it, is Manet : Portraying Life, opening Oct 7 and continuing through Jan 1 at the Toledo Museum of Art.
CHICO — World-renowned trumpet player Bobby Shew has performed in the big-band groups of Benny Goodman, Buddy Rich and Tommy Dorsey, among others.
"Chip" Shew (left) receives the award for leadership excellence from ASPI president Bob Gallo (President, Voith Paper North America) at ASPI's Spring 2011 Meeting.
Trumpet Maestro Bobby Shew .
Bobby Shew The Music of John Harmon Sea Breeze.
Bobby Shew is a veteran of various big bands and small groups, but these days he's also known to several generations of jazz students as an active clinician and educator.
He's the featured trumpet soloist on Bobby Shew : The Music of John Harmon (Sea Breeze 2117.
"And our mouth shall shew forth thy praise," came the public response.
Trumpet Maestro Bobby Shew.
Dick Shew and Cecil Burnham have built a tug boat for themselves.
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