meaning of bashaw

bashaw meaning in General Dictionary

A Turkish name of honor today written pasha See Pasha

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  • A Turkish subject of honor, today written pasha. See Pasha.
  • Fig.: A magnate or grandee.
  • a rather huge siluroid seafood (Leptops olivaris) of the Mississippi valley; -- also called goujon, dirt cat, and yellowish pet.

bashaw meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, earlier Englishing of pasha.


bashaw meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Fig.: A magnate or grandee.

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  • (n.) A very huge siluroid seafood (Leptops olivaris) of this Mississippi valley; -- also referred to as goujon, mud cat, and yellowish cat.

Sentence Examples with the word bashaw

High times, indeed, if unprincipled young rakes like him are to be permitted to invade the sanctity of domestic bliss; though do what the Bashaw will, he cannot keep the most notorious Lothario out of his bed; for, alas! all fish bed in common.

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