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Sew


SEW, To follow. [Not used. See Sue.]

SEW, verb transitive pronounced so, and better written soe. To unite or fasten together with a needle and thread.

They sewed fig leaves together and made themselves aprons. Genesis 3:7.

To sew up, to inclose by sewing; to inclose in anything sewed.

Thou sewest up my iniquity. Job 14:17.

Sew me up the sdirts of the gown. Shak.

SEW, verb intransitive To practice sewing; to join things with stitches.

SEW, verb transitive [Latin sicco, to dry.] To drain a pond for taking the fish. Obs.