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  Definition:
1 \PSHAW\, interjection [of imitative origin] 'shaw!
  [pronounced with a silent P as in psychedelic or pterodactyl]
  i. an abrupt emphatic exclamation often interjected with precise comic timing as an expression of disbelief adding heft to the satirical bent of a punch line.

2 \pshaw\, verb
  i. To expose contemptuous disapprobation, as by excitedly uttering `shaw!   [ "...The ruckling old chapman used regularly to berate a clamorous pshaw whenever untidy references to daily newspaper funnies was touched upon. " ]