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Mew

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Noun

1. meow, mew, miaou, miaow, miaul

the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)

2. larus canus, mew, mew gull, sea mew

the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America

Verb

3. meow, mew

cry like a cat

Example Sentences:
'the cat meowed'

4. mew

utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Mew

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verb
1. (intransitive)
(esp of a cat) to make a characteristic high-pitched cry
noun
2. 
such a sound
noun
any seagull, esp the common gull, Larus canus
. Also called: mew gull, sea mew
noun
1. 
a room or cage for hawks, esp while moulting
verb
2. (transitive; often foll by up)
to confine (hawks or falcons) in a shelter, cage, etc, usually by tethering them to a perch
3. (intransitive)
(of hawks or falcons) to moult
4. 
to confine; conceal
5. (transitive) obsolete
to shed (one's covering, clothes, etc)

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Mew

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noun
1. 
a cage, as for hawks while molting
2. 
a secret place or den
3.  Obsolete
a place of confinement
mews
verb transitive
4. 
to confine in or as in a cage; shut up or conceal
often with up
5.  Archaic
to shed or change (feathers); molt
verb intransitive
6.  Archaic
to molt
noun
1. 
the characteristic vocal sound made by a cat
verb intransitive
2. 
to make this sound
noun
a gull; esp., the common gull (Larus canus) of Eurasia and NW North America

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Mew

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n.
1. A cage for hawks, especially when molting.
2. A secret place; a hideaway.
3. mews (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
a. A group of buildings originally containing private stables, often converted into residential apartments.
b. A small street, alley, or courtyard on which such buildings stand.
v. mewed, mew·ing, mews
v.tr.
To confine in or as if in a cage.
v.intr.
To molt. Used of a hawk.
intr.v. mewed, mew·ing, mews
To make a high-pitched, crying sound, as that of a cat.
n.
A high-pitching crying sound, especially that of a cat.
n.
A migratory gull (Larus canus) that breeds in northern Eurasia and northwest North America.

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