shew

Pronunciation 1 Verb

Proper noun

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.006

Pronunciation 1 Verb

**shew** (shews, *present participle* shewing; *past* shewed, *past participle* shewed)

- Archaic spelling of
*show#English|show*.- , Genesis 12:1
**1611**, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗:- Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will
**shew**thee:

- Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will
- , Ruth 2:19
**1611**, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗:- And she
**shewed**her mother in law with whom she had wrought, and said, The man's name with whom I wrought to day is Boaz.

- And she
**1786**: Francis Grose,*A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons*, page xiv.- The section
**shewing**its concavity and handle.

- The section
**1843**: Thomas Carlyle,*Past and Present*, Book 2, Ch. 5,*Twelfth Century*- We have Processions, Preachings, Festivals, Christmas Plays, Mysteries
**shewn**in the Churchyard, at which latter the Townsfolk sometimes quarrel.

- We have Processions, Preachings, Festivals, Christmas Plays, Mysteries
**1884**: Edwin A. Abbott,*Flatland*, Sec. 4,*Concerning the Women*- But, as I shall soon
**shew**, this custom, though it has the advantage of safety, is not without its disadvantages.

- But, as I shall soon
**1908**: T. J. I'a Bromwich,*An Introduction to the Theory of Infinite Series*, Power Series, Derangement of expansions.- Expand the series \frac{1}{1-x}-\frac{x}{(1-x)^3}+\frac{1 \cdot 3}{2!}\frac{x^2}{(1-x)^3}-\frac{1 \cdot 3 \cdot 5}{3!}\frac{x^3}{(1-x)^7}+\cdots powers of x,
**shewing**that the coefficient of x^n is S_{n}=1+\sum_{1}^{n}(-1)^r\frac{(n+r)!}{(r!)^2(n-r)!}\frac{1}{2^r}.

- Expand the series \frac{1}{1-x}-\frac{x}{(1-x)^3}+\frac{1 \cdot 3}{2!}\frac{x^2}{(1-x)^3}-\frac{1 \cdot 3 \cdot 5}{3!}\frac{x^3}{(1-x)^7}+\cdots powers of x,
**1921**: Marcel Proust translated by C. K. Moncrieff,*Swann's Way*, page 1.- I would ask myself what o'clock it could be; I could hear the whistling of trains, which, now nearer and now farther off, punctuating the distance like the note of a bird in a forest,
**shewed**me in perspective the deserted countryside through which a traveller would be hurrying towards the nearest station: the path that he followed being fixed forever in his memory but the general excitement due to being in a strange place, to farewells exchanged beneath an unfamiliar lamp which echoed still in his ears amid the silence of the night; and to the delightful prospect of being once again at home.

- I would ask myself what o'clock it could be; I could hear the whistling of trains, which, now nearer and now farther off, punctuating the distance like the note of a bird in a forest,

**shew** (*plural* shews)

- Archaic spelling of
*show#English|show*.

- (
*East Anglia*)*simple past tense of*show*As I travelled, the signposts***shew**me the way.

**Shew**Proper noun

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.006