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tew

verb \ ˈt(y)ü \

Definition of tew

-ed/-ing/-s
transitive verb
1 obsolete :to work (leather) by beating or kneading
2 obsolete :to prepare for some purpose
3 obsolete :beat, belabor
intransitive verb
1 chiefly dialectal :to work hard
2 dialectal :fuss, worry

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Origin and Etymology of tew

Middle English tewen, alteration of tawen


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tew

noun \ " \

Definition of tew

plural -s
chiefly dialectal
:a state of worried agitation or excitement :stew
  • my wife was always in a tew about the danger
  • —W. D. Howells

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tew

transitive verb

Definition of tew

-ed/-ing/-s
obsolete

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Origin and Etymology of tew

probably alteration of 1tow


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