Sew n. Juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy. [Obs.]
I will not tell of their strange sewes. --Chaucer.
Sew, v. t. To follow; to pursue; to sue. [Obs.]
Sew v. t. [imp. Sewed p. p. Sewed, rarely Sewn p. pr. & vb. n. Sewing.]
1. To unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread.
No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment. --Mark ii. 21.
2. To close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew up a rip.
3. To inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew money in a bag.
Sew, v. i. To practice sewing; to work with needle and thread.
Sew v. t. To drain, as a pond, for taking the fish. [Obs.]
v 1: fasten by sewing; do needlework [syn: run up, sew
2: create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a
suit by next week?" [syn: tailor, tailor-make]