verb (used with object)
to abstain or keep away from; shun; avoid:
to eschew evil.
(transitive) to keep clear of or abstain from (something disliked, injurious, etc); shun; avoid
mid-14c., from Old French eschiver “shun, eschew, avoid, dispense with,” from Frankish *skiuhan “dread, avoid, shun,” from Proto-Germanic *skeukhwaz (cf. Old High German sciuhen “to avoid, escape,” German scheuen “to fear, shun, shrink from,” scheu “shy, timid”); see shy (v.). Related: Eschewed; eschewing. Italian schivare “to avoid, shun, protect from,” schivo “shy, bashful” also are loan words from West Germanic.
from old French eschever, “to flee from” (Job 1:1, 8; 2:3; 1 Pet. 3:11).
/ɛˈʃɒltsɪə/ noun 1. See California poppy
noun unpleasant notoreity or scandal Word Origin French
[es-kaw-fyey] /ɛs kɔˈfyeɪ/ noun 1. Georges Auguste [zhawrzh oh-gyst] /ˈʒɔrʒ oʊˈgüst/ (Show IPA), 1846–1935, French chef and author of cookbooks. /French ɛskɔfje/ noun 1. (Georges) Auguste (oɡyst). 1846–1935, French chef at the Savoy Hotel, London (1890–99)
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