Definition of Shahn
1. Noun. United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shahn
Literary usage of Shahn
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians by Theodore Baker (1919)
"... [shahn-bohn-yar'l, Jacques Champion (called "Champion de Chamb."), a cembalist of the 17th century (d. circa 1670), first chamber-cembalist to ..."
2. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1885)
"... the Receptacle of the Confidence of King shahn. Narayan was appointed Pratinidhi AD 1712. Here the attribute R "felly HPT by the strict rules of ..."
3. NBC Handbook of Pronunciationby James Frederick Bender, National Broadcasting Company, inc by James Frederick Bender, National Broadcasting Company, inc (1834)
"In the case of French words such as chanteuse, two approximations of the vowel sound in the final syllable are commonly heard : shahr TERZ and shahn TOO ..."
4. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"For, from the lofty balcony, Their clanging bowls old warriors quaffed, Rung trumpet, shahn, and psaltery: Loudly they spoke and loudly laughed; ..."