mews

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Mewes, the name of the royal stables at Charing Cross.

Noun[edit]

mews (plural mews or mewses)

  1. (UK) An alley where there are stables; a narrow passage; a confined place.
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room, Vintage Classics, paperback edition, page 106
      It was healthy and magnificient because one room, above a mews, somewhere near the river, contained fifty excited, talkative, friendly people.
  2. (falconry) A place where birds of prey are housed.
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References[edit]
  • mews” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

Etymology 2[edit]

Plural noun, see mew.

Noun[edit]

mews

  1. plural form of mew

Etymology 3[edit]

See mew.

Verb[edit]

mews

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of mew

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