Tewing
Tew Tew, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tewed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tewing}.] [OE. tewen, tawen. [root]64. See {Taw}, v.] 1. To prepare by beating or working, as leather or hemp; to taw. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, to beat; to scourge; also, to pull about; to maul; to tease; to vex. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster]


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