Dew

Definition of Dew

Pronunciation:
n.1.Moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces, particularly at night.
Her tears fell with the dews at even.
- Tennyson.
2.Figuratively, anything which falls lightly and in a refreshing manner.
3.An emblem of morning, or fresh vigor.
v. t.1.To wet with dew or as with dew; to bedew; to moisten; as with dew.
[imp. & p. p. Dewed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dewing.]
The grasses grew
A little ranker since they dewed them so.
- A. B. Saxton.
a. & n.1.Same as Due, or Duty.

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asperge, bedew, bespatter, besprinkle, dabble, damp, dampen, dash, dawn dew, dewdrops, douche, evening damp, false dew, fog drip, hose, hose down, humect, humectate, humidify, irrigate, moisten, night dew, paddle, slobber, slop, slosh, sparge, spatter, splash, splatter, sponge, spray, sprinkle, swash, syringe, water, wet, wet down
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