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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the cry of a cat.

  2. the cry of a gull.

  3. (v.i.)to emit a mew.

Origin of mew:



  1. a small gull, Larus canus, of Eurasia and NW North America.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of mew:

bef. 900; ME; OE mǣwe, c. OS mēu, MD mēwe


  1. a cage for hawks.

  2. a place of retirement or concealment.

  3. mews, (usu. with a sing. v.) stables and usu. servants' quarters built around a courtyard. a street having apartments converted from such stables. a secluded street.

    Category: British

Origin of mew:

1325–75; ME mue < MF, n. der. of muer to molt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. meow, mew, miaou, miaow, miaul(noun)

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

  2. mew, mew gull, sea mew, Larus canus(verb)

    the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America

  3. meow, mew(verb)

    cry like a cat

    "the cat meowed"

  4. mew(verb)

    utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mew(noun)

    a gull, esp. the common British species (Larus canus); called also sea mew, maa, mar, mow, and cobb

  2. Mew(verb)

    to shed or cast; to change; to molt; as, the hawk mewed his feathers

  3. Mew(verb)

    to cast the feathers; to molt; hence, to change; to put on a new appearance

  4. Mew(noun)

    a cage for hawks while mewing; a coop for fattening fowls; hence, any inclosure; a place of confinement or shelter; -- in the latter sense usually in the plural

  5. Mew(noun)

    a stable or range of stables for horses; -- compound used in the plural, and so called from the royal stables in London, built on the site of the king's mews for hawks

  6. Mew(verb)

    to shut up; to inclose; to confine, as in a cage or other inclosure

  7. Mew(verb)

    to cry as a cat

  8. Mew(noun)

    the common cry of a cat


  1. Mew

    Mew is a Danish alternative rock band, consisting of Jonas Bjerre, Bo Madsen, and Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen. Bassist Johan Wohlert was also a founding member of the band, but left in 2006. Whilst their music may be classified as indie and on occasion progressive rock, the band's guitarist Bo Madsen refers to the band as "the world's only indie stadium band".

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such a cry.

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