Meaning of heronshaw in English:

heronshaw

Pronunciation /ˈhɛrənʃɔː/

noun

historical, dialect British
  • Originally: a young or small heron. Later more generally: any heron.

Origin

Late Middle English. From Anglo-Norman herouncel, herencell, heronsew young heron (1334, in plural form heronceux, or earlier; compare Middle French (Champagne) heronçaul, heronceau) from heron, heroun + -cel, diminutive suffix.