Sewed
Sew Sew, v. t. [imp. {Sewed}; p. p. {Sewed}, rarely {Sewn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sewing}.] [OE. sewen, sowen, AS. si['o]wian, s[=i]wian; akin to OHG. siuwan, Icel. s?ja, Sw. sy, Dan. sye, Goth. siujan, Lith. siuti, Russ, shite, L. ssuere, Gr. ????, Skr. siv. [root]156. Cf. {Seam} a suture, {Suture}.] 1. To unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread. [1913 Webster]

No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment. --Mark ii. 21. [1913 Webster]

2. To close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew up a rip. [1913 Webster]

3. To inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew money in a bag. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Sewed — Sew Sew, v. t. [imp. {Sewed}; p. p. {Sewed}, rarely {Sewn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sewing}.] [OE. sewen, sowen, AS. si[ o]wian, s[=i]wian; akin to OHG. siuwan, Icel. s?ja, Sw. sy, Dan. sye, Goth. siujan, Lith. siuti, Russ, shite, L. ssuere, Gr. ????,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sewed — Сшитый (напр., блок) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • sewed — adj. fastened with stitches; mended, repaired with stitches səʊ v. join or fasten with stitches, repair with stitches; close with stitches …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sewed — 1) swede 2) weeds …   Anagrams dictionary

  • sewed — adjective fastened with stitches • Syn: ↑sewn, ↑stitched • Similar to: ↑seamed …   Useful english dictionary

  • sewed up — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Won or arranged as you wish; decided. * /They thought they had the game sewed up, but the other team won it with a touchdown in the last quarter./ * /Dick thought he had the job sewed up, but another boy got it./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sewed up — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Won or arranged as you wish; decided. * /They thought they had the game sewed up, but the other team won it with a touchdown in the last quarter./ * /Dick thought he had the job sewed up, but another boy got it./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sewed up — 1. mod. completed. □ I’ve just about got this contract sewed up. □ When we get it sewed up, we’ll go out for a drink. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ She’s not just drunk; she’s sewed up. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Sewed Soles — Infobox Album Name = Sewed Soles Type = Album Artist = Greenhornes Released = November 29, 2005 Genre = Rock Length = 68:09 Label = V2 Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3.5|5 [http://wm01.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg sql=10:wifrxqudldte] Last album =… …   Wikipedia

  • sewed\ up — adj. phr. informal Won or arranged as you wish; decided. They thought they had the game sewed up, but the other team won it with a touchdown in the last quarter. Dick thought he had the job sewed up, but another boy got it. Compare: in the bag …   Словарь американских идиом

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