- (n.) The newt.
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Definitions of: TEW
- (n.) A rope or chain for towing a boat; also, a cord; a string.
- (v.) To prepare by beating or working, as leather or hemp; to taw.
- (v.) Hence, to beat; to scourge; also, to pull about; to maul; to tease; to vex.
- (v. i.) To work hard; to strive; to fuse.
- (v. t.) To tow along, as a vessel.
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- (superl.) Containing, or consisting of, water or other liquid; moist; soaked with a liquid; having water or other liquid upon the surface; as, wet land; a wet cloth; a wet table.
- (superl.) Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season.
- (superl.) Employing, or done by means of, water or some other liquid; as, the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed.
- (superl.) Refreshed with liquor; drunk.
- (a.) Water or wetness; moisture or humidity in considerable degree.
- (a.) Rainy weather; foggy or misty weather.
- (a.) A dram; a drink.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Wet
- (v. t.) To fill or moisten with water or other liquid; to sprinkle; to cause to have water or other fluid adherent to the surface; to dip or soak in a liquid; as, to wet a sponge; to wet the hands; to wet cloth.