Transmew
Transmew Trans*mew", v. t. & i. [F. transmuer, L. transmutare. See {Transmute}.] To transmute; to transform; to metamorphose. [Archaic] --Chaucer. Spenser. [1913 Webster]

To transmew thyself from a holy hermit into a sinful forester. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • transmew — /tranz mūˈ, tränz , s / (Spenser) transitive verb To transmute ORIGIN: OFr transmuer, from L transmūtāre; see ↑transmute …   Useful english dictionary

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

  • Transmute — Trans*mute , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transmuted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transmuting}.] [L. transmutare, transmutatum; trans across + mutare to change. See {Mutable}, and cf. {Transmew}.] To change from one nature, form, or substance, into another; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transmuted — Transmute Trans*mute , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transmuted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transmuting}.] [L. transmutare, transmutatum; trans across + mutare to change. See {Mutable}, and cf. {Transmew}.] To change from one nature, form, or substance, into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transmuting — Transmute Trans*mute , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transmuted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transmuting}.] [L. transmutare, transmutatum; trans across + mutare to change. See {Mutable}, and cf. {Transmew}.] To change from one nature, form, or substance, into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transmove — /tranz moovˈ, tränz , s / (Spenser) transitive verb To transmute ORIGIN: Appar for ↑transmew, remodelled on ↑move …   Useful english dictionary

  • transmue — see transmew …   Useful english dictionary

  • transmuwe — transmuwe, mywe obs. ff. transmew …   Useful english dictionary

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