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Definitions of Tew

  1. To prepare by beating or working, as leather or hemp; to taw.
  2. Hence, to beat; to scourge; also, to pull about; to maul; to tease; to vex.
  3. To work hard; to strive; to fuse.
  4. To tow along, as a vessel.
  5. A rope or chain for towing a boat; also, a cord; a string.
  6. Materials for anything; an iron chain for towing with.
  7. To prepare by working; to pull about; to beat or dress, as leather or hemp.
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Usage examples for Tew

  1. Colonel C. C. Tew also fell in the same great battle, and increased the grief of his people at the loss by the mystery of his fate. – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  2. The family estate then consisted of the manors of Birmingham, Over Warton, Nether Warton, Mock Tew Little Tew and Shutford in the county of Oxford, Hoggeston in Bucks, and Billesley in the county of Worcester. – An History of Birmingham (1783) by William Hutton
  3. Wilt seek Joe Bagby an' tell him tew git the Invincibles tewgether? – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  4. " Why, you see," said Joel, " that my grandmarm's aunt- she was younger than grandmarm, and was her aunt tew – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  5. We stayed there five years, and then moved to Mingo in what is now Sampson County on the Louis Martin Tew Place, and my father bought a place. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  6. We've had to tew for it, but we're nooan wi'out now. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  7. I'll pay you out, my hearty, 'fore this time to- morrow come- never- both me and Cholly will tew I guess, sirree! – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
  8. Governor Sprague, of Rhode Island, tendered the services of one regiment of Infantry, and one battery of Light Artillery, which being accepted by the Secretary of War, the Governor at once sent a telegram to Colonel George W. Tew commanding the Newport Artillery company, asking how many men of his command would go to Washington for the defence of the Capital. – History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861 by Charles H. Clarke
  9. Ye'll ride ter Murfreesboro an' back on yer own hoss, ez a young lady should, an' if ye accomplish ennything hit'll be a greater sarvice tew the country then most men kin do in ther lives. – The Red Acorn by John McElroy
  10. Neow, yeou'll skasely believe it, he continued, but it's tre- u, that ef yeou were tew hea- ar me talk at the end of a week, yeou'd he- ardly realise that I was an Amurican at all. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  11. And quite right, tew – The Honour of the Flag by W. Clark Russell
  12. At 7 A. M., Wednesday, April 17th, a mounted courier arrived from Providence with orders for Colonel Tew to report that day in Providence with his company. – History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861 by Charles H. Clarke
  13. In the afternoon I began turning over the fodder corn, and saw that a very tew more days would cure it. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  14. Colonel Tew then requested those of the company that would volunteer to go to Washington, to step to the front, when thirty- three of the thirty- nine active members of the company responded. – History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861 by Charles H. Clarke
  15. So they brought supper an' another stool for him, and down the tew they sot. – Folk Tales Every Child Should Know by Various
  16. Colonel Tew replied that he would go, with fifty men. – History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861 by Charles H. Clarke
  17. Reckon I'll take yer boots, and yer coat tew – Winning His Way by Charles Carleton Coffin
  18. Afore then he warn'tnothin' but a poor young lawyer over tew Trenton. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford

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