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Meaning of SEW

Pronunciation:  sou

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  fasten by sewing; do needlework
  2. [v]  create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"
 

SEW is a 3 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: run up, sew together, stitch, tailor, tailor-make
 
 See Also: backstitch, baste, cast on, conjoin, fashion, fasten, fell, finedraw, fix, forge, gather, hem, hemstitch, join, overcast, pucker, quilt, resew, retick, run up, seam, secure, tack, tick, tuck

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sew\, n.[OE. See {Sewer} household officer.]
    Juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy. [Obs.] --Gower.
    
          I will not tell of their strange sewes.  --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Sew\, v. t. [See {Sue} to follow.]
    To follow; to pursue; to sue. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Spenser.
    
    
  3. \Sew\, v. t. [imp. {Sewed}; p. p. {Sewed}, rarely {Sewn}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Sewing}.] [OE. sewen, sowen, AS. si['o]wian,
    s[=i]wian; akin to OHG. siuwan, Icel. s?ja, Sw. sy, Dan. sye,
    Goth. siujan, Lith. siuti, Russ, shite, L. ssuere, Gr. ????,
    Skr. siv. [root]156. Cf. {Seam} a suture, {Suture}.]
    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.
    
    
  4. \Sew\, v. i.
    To practice sewing; to work with needle and thread.
    
    
  5. \Sew\, v. t. [[root]151 b. See {Sewer} a drain.]
    To drain, as a pond, for taking the fish. [Obs.] --Tusser.
    
    
 

 

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