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Definition of DEW

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Dew \Dew\ (d[=u]), n. [AS. de['a]w; akin to D. dauw, G. thau, tau, Icel. d["o]gg, Sw. dagg, Dan. dug; cf. Skr. dhav, dh[=a]v, to flow. [root]72. Cf. {Dag} dew.]
     1. Moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces, particularly at night. [1913 Webster]

              Her tears fell with the dews at even. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

     2. Figuratively, anything which falls lightly and in a refreshing manner. "The golden dew of sleep." --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     3. An emblem of morning, or fresh vigor. "The dew of his youth." --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

     Note: Dew is used in combination; as, dew-bespangled, dew-drenched, dewdrop, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Dew \Dew\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dewed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dewing}.] To wet with dew or as with dew; to bedew; to moisten; as with dew. [1913 Webster]

           The grasses grew
           A little ranker since they dewed them so. --A. B. Saxton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Dew \Dew\, a. & n.
     Same as {Due}, or {Duty}. [Obs.] --Spenser.
     [1913 Webster] Dewar vessel
     Dewar

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "dew":
     asperge, bedew, bespatter, besprinkle, dabble, damp, dampen, dash, dawn dew, dewdrops, douche, evening damp, false dew, fog drip, hose, hose down, humect, humectate, humidify, irrigate, moisten, night dew, paddle, slobber, slop, slosh, sparge, spatter, splash, splatter, sponge, spray, sprinkle, swash, syringe, water, wet, wet down


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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