Sew

Definition of Sew

n.1.Juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy.
I will not tell of their strange sewes.
- Chaucer.
v. t.1.To follow; to pursue; to sue.
1.To unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread.
[imp. Sewed ; p. p. Sewed, rarely Sewn ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Sewing.]
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.
v. i.1.To practice sewing; to work with needle and thread.
v. t.1.To drain, as a pond, for taking the fish.

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