Mewled
Mewl \Mewl\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Mewled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mewling}.] [Cf. F. miauler to mew, E. mew to cry as a cat. Cf. {Miaul}.] To cry, as a young child; to squall. [Written also {meawl}.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • mewled — mjuːl n. cry of a baby, whimper v. cry like a baby, whimper like a small child …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mewl — UK [mjuːl] / US [mjul] verb [intransitive] Word forms mewl : present tense I/you/we/they mewl he/she/it mewls present participle mewling past tense mewled past participle mewled literary if an animal or child mewls, it cries with a soft high… …   English dictionary

  • meawl — Mewl Mewl, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Mewled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mewling}.] [Cf. F. miauler to mew, E. mew to cry as a cat. Cf. {Miaul}.] To cry, as a young child; to squall. [Written also {meawl}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mewl — Mewl, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Mewled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mewling}.] [Cf. F. miauler to mew, E. mew to cry as a cat. Cf. {Miaul}.] To cry, as a young child; to squall. [Written also {meawl}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mewling — Mewl Mewl, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Mewled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mewling}.] [Cf. F. miauler to mew, E. mew to cry as a cat. Cf. {Miaul}.] To cry, as a young child; to squall. [Written also {meawl}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mewl — (v.) to cry feebly, c.1600, imitative. Related: Mewled; mewling …   Etymology dictionary

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