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pshaw

[shaw] /ʃɔ/
interjection
1.
(used to express impatience, contempt, disbelief, etc.)
noun
2.
an exclamation of “pshaw!”.
verb (used without object)
3.
to say “pshaw.”.
verb (used with object)
4.
to say “pshaw” at or to.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75
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  • pshaw, think no more of him, but trust to occurrences for success.
British Dictionary definitions for pshaw

pshaw

/pʃɔː/
interjection
1.
(rare) an exclamation of disgust, impatience, disbelief, etc
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Word Origin and History for pshaw
interj.

exclamation of contempt or rejection, by 1670s.

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