sew, run up, sew together, stitch(verb)
fasten by sewing; do needlework
sew, tailor, tailor-make(verb)
create (clothes) with cloth
"Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"
To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through (pieces of fabric) in order to join them together.
Balls were first made of grass or leaves held together by strings, and later of pieces of animal skin sewn together and stuffed with feathers or hay.
To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through pieces of fabric in order to join them together.
Origin: siwian, from siwjanan, from sīw-. Cognate with Danish sy, Russian шить, Swedish sy.
juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy
to follow; to pursue; to sue
to unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread
to close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew up a rip
to inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew money in a bag
to practice sewing; to work with needle and thread
to drain, as a pond, for taking the fish
Origin: [See Sue to follow.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sō, v.t. to join or fasten together with a needle and thread.—v.i. to practise sewing.—ns. Sew′er; Sew′ing; Sew′ing-cott′on, cotton thread for sewing; Sew′ing-machine′, a machine for sewing and stitching upon cloth, leather, &c., operated by any power.—Sew up one's stocking, to put one to silence.—Be sewed, or sewed up, to be stranded, of a ship: (coll.) to be brought to a stand-still, to be ruined: to be tipsy. [A.S. síwian, séowian; Old High Ger. siwan, Goth. siujan.]
sū, v.t. (Spens.) to follow, to solicit. [Sue.]
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The numerical value of SEW in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of SEW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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