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un- +‎ mew


unmew (third-person singular simple present unmews, present participle unmewing, simple past and past participle unmewed)

  1. (transitive) To release from confinement or restraint.
    • John Keats, Endymion
      But let a portion of ethereal dew / Fall on my head, and presently unmew / My soul.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for unmew in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)