Definition of Shawny
1. Noun. Showy perennial herb with white flowers; leaves sometimes used as edible greens in southeastern United States.
Generic synonyms: Waterleaf
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Literary usage of Shawny
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pennsylvania Archives by Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, George Edward Reed, Pennsylvania State Library, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban (1853)
"As Mr. Butler was under the necessity of sending People to assist in bringing bis Peltry from the shawny Towns, he sent off another Canoe on the 24th of ..."
2. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1853)
"As Mr. Butler was under the necessity of sending People to assist in bringing his Peltry from the shawny Towns, he sent off another Canoe on the 24th of ..."
3. Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against by New York (State). Secretary's Office, Frederick Cook (1887)
"MONDAY, 28th—At Revelle beat n™r.*v.ed up the River to the upper falls. Got all the boats up, (one of which overset in going up) and arrived at shawny flats ..."
4. Proceedings and Collections of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society (1902)
"... as we intended to go down to shawny fort we remained there till we where sufficiently rested we then started and steered a strait course for the shawny ..."
5. Collections of Cayuga County Historical Society by Cayuga County Historical Society (1879)
"Got all the boats up, (one of which overset in going up) and arrived at shawny flats about -i miles from ... Left shawny flats in the morning and arrived at ..."
6. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1906)
"... H: lar of Storm Cliff, 1868; Rose Marbury, 1870; shawny and the Lighthouse, 1871 Aunt Sadie's tory of Waterbury. ..."
7. The digital library: A Biographyby Daniel Greenstein, Suzanne E. Thorin by Daniel Greenstein, Suzanne E. Thorin (2002)
"... and shawny Taysom, of Indiana University, ensured that the authors met deadlines and stayed in touch through the course of the investigation. ..."