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Pronunciation : Sew
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. See Sewer household officer.]
Definition : Defn: Juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy. [Obs.] Gower. I will not tell of their strange sewes. Chaucer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sew
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [See Sue to follow.]
Definition : Defn: To follow; to pursue; to sue. [Obs.] Chaucer. Spenser.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sew, v. t. [imp. Sewed; p. p. Sewed
Part of Speech : rarely
Etymology : [OE. sewen, sowen, AS. siĆ³wian, siwian; akin to OHG. siuwan, Icel. s, Sw. sy, Dan. sye, Goth. siujan, Lith. siuti, Russ, shite, L. ssuere, Gr. siv. sq. root156. Cf. Seam a suture, Suture.]
Definition : 1. To unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread. No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment. Mark ii. 21.

2. To close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew up a rip.

3. To inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew money in a bag.

Sewn (; p. pr. & vb. n. Sewing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sew
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To practice sewing; to work with needle and thread.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sew
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [sq. root151 b. See Sewer a drain.]
Definition : Defn: To drain, as a pond, for taking the fish. [Obs.] Tusser.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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