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[shah-nuh] /ˈʃɑ nə/
a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Strike a daisy, but if you're not off like a blink o' lightnin', you Shanna go, you s'll sleep separate.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • Tha' little deviltha' little deviltha' Shannathat tha' Shanna!

    The White Peacock D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • She Shanna leave the house to-night, choose who she is,—worst woman in Liverpool, she Shanna.

    Mary Barton Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • Her Shanna' have a poor farmering chap, not even if her were a Carnishman.

    Lorna Doone R. D. Blackmore
  • "I Shanna get much on it if I go to th' poor-house," remarked Sammy, filling his beer mug.

    That Lass O' Lowrie's Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • He may bust my kite, an' steal my marvels, an' he may ca' me ill names, but he Shanna kick Nib.

    That Lass O' Lowrie's Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • "Na—na—we Shanna let the cat out of the bag just yet," returned the King.

    The Lancashire Witches William Harrison Ainsworth
  • "He Shanna touch meh," cried Ashbead, struggling and increasing the effusion.

    The Lancashire Witches William Harrison Ainsworth
  • It's bin plaguey whot a-comin' up the bank, but we Shanna be long now afore we gets to th' Horseshoe.'

    Nooks and Corners of Shropshire H. Thornhill Timmins

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