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Mew vs. Meow

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Mewnoun

A gull, seagull.

Meowinterjection

The cry of a cat.

Mewnoun

(obsolete) A prison, or other place of confinement.

Meowinterjection

Said in reply to a spiteful or catty comment.

Mewnoun

(obsolete) A hiding place; a secret store or den.

Meowinterjection

Said to denote seductiveness, mimicking a growl.

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Mewnoun

(obsolete) A breeding-cage for birds.

Meownoun

The cry of a cat.

Mewnoun

(falconry) A cage for hawks, especially while moulting.

Meownoun

The drug mephedrone.

Mewnoun

A building or set of buildings where moulting birds are kept.

Meowverb

(intransitive) Of a cat, to make its cry.

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Mewnoun

The crying sound of a cat; a meow, especially of a kitten.

Meowverb

See 6th and 7th Mew.

Mewnoun

The crying sound of a gull or buzzard.

Meownoun

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

Mewnoun

(obsolete) An exclamation of disapproval; a boo.

Meowverb

cry like a cat;

‘the cat meowed’;

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Mewverb

(archaic) To shut away, confine, lock up.

Meow

A meow is a vocalization of cats. They might have diverse tones and are sometimes chattered, murmured or whispered.

Mewverb

(of a bird) To moult.

‘The hawk mewed his feathers.’;

Mewverb

To cause to moult.

Mewverb

To shed antlers.

Mewverb

To meow.

Mewverb

(of a gull or buzzard) To make its cry.

Mewverb

To flatten the tongue against the roof of the mouth for supposed health benefits.

Mewinterjection

A cat's (especially a kitten's) cry.

Mewinterjection

A gull's or buzzard's cry.

Mewinterjection

(archaic) An exclamation of disapproval; boo.

Mewnoun

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

Mewnoun

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.

‘Full many a fat partrich had he in mewe.’; ‘Forthcoming from her darksome mew.’; ‘Violets in their secret mews.’;

Mewnoun

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.

Mewnoun

The common cry of a cat.

Mewverb

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

‘Nine times the moon had mewed her horns.’;

Mewverb

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

‘Now everything doth mew,And shifts his rustic winter robe.’;

Mewverb

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

‘More pity that the eagle should be mewed.’; ‘Close mewed in their sedans, for fear of air.’;

Mewverb

To cry as a cat.

Mewnoun

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

Mewnoun

the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America

Mewverb

cry like a cat;

‘the cat meowed’;

Mewverb

utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls

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