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]

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Puke — Puke, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puking}.] [Cf. G. spucken to spit, and E. spew.] To eject the contests of the stomach; to vomit; to spew. [1913 Webster] The infant Mewling and puking in the nurse s arms. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puked — Puke Puke, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puking}.] [Cf. G. spucken to spit, and E. spew.] To eject the contests of the stomach; to vomit; to spew. [1913 Webster] The infant Mewling and puking in the nurse s arms. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puking — Puke Puke, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puking}.] [Cf. G. spucken to spit, and E. spew.] To eject the contests of the stomach; to vomit; to spew. [1913 Webster] The infant Mewling and puking in the nurse s arms. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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