Found 3 items, similar to Mew.
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English → English
n 1: the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this) [syn:
2: the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
[syn: mew gull
, sea mew
, Larus canus
v 1: cry like a cat; “the cat meowed”
2: utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls
English → English
, v. i. [Of imitative origin; cf. G. miauen.]
To cry as a cat. [Written also meaw
The common cry of a cat. --Shak.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mewed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. muen, F. muer, fr. L. mutare to change, fr.
movere to move. See Move
, and cf. Mew
a cage, Molt
To shed or cast; to change; to molt; as, the hawk mewed his
Nine times the moon had mewed her horns. --Dryden.
, v. i.
To cast the feathers; to molt; hence, to change; to put on a
Now everything doth mew,
And shifts his rustic winter robe. --Turbervile.
, n. [OE. mue, F. mue change of feathers, scales, skin,
the time or place when the change occurs, fr. muer to molt,
mew, L. mutare to change. See 2d Mew
1. A cage for hawks while mewing; a coop for fattening fowls;
hence, any inclosure; a place of confinement or shelter;
-- in the latter sense usually in the plural.
Full many a fat partrich had he in mewe. --Chaucer.
Forthcoming from her darksome mew. --Spenser.
Violets in their secret mews. --Wordsworth.
2. A stable or range of stables for horses; -- compound used
in the plural, and so called from the royal stables in
London, built on the site of the king's mews for hawks.
, n. [AS. m?w, akin to D. meeuw, G. m["o]we, OHG. m?h,
Icel. m[=a]r.] (Zo["o]l.)
A gull, esp. the common British species (Larus canus
called also sea mew
, and cobb
, v. t. [From Mew
To shut up; to inclose; to confine, as in a cage or other
More pity that the eagle should be mewed. --Shak.
Close mewed in their sedans, for fear of air. --Dryden.