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Definition of "shewing" [shewing]

  • Present participle of shew. (verb)

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Use "shewing" in a sentence
  • "It bore the inscription + Benvenutus + on one side, and on the other + me fecit +, in Saxon characters; the name shewing that the maker was an Italian, the crosses probably implying that he (or the owner, if made to order) was a Christian; while from the Saxon lettering we should infer that the Italian sword-cutler exercised his craft in the north of Europe."
  • "And the girle did conduct him to her maistres house, which dwelt in a streate called Marpertugio, a name shewing the honestie of the streate, wher she dwelt."
  • ""It's a sign of" – Mr. Esthwaite would have said "fever," but Eleanor had composedly faced him, and he was silent; only busied himself in shewing Mr. Amos out, without a word that he ought not to have spoken."