Yewen \Yew"en\, a. Made of yew; as, yewen bows. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • yewen — adjective Made from the wood of the yew tree. But if a knight shall come with many coloured clothes, with an ermine bonnet and a yewen bow with a silken string …   Wiktionary

  • Yewen — This interesting and unusual surname is a patronymic of Ewan, which is of Scottish origin, and is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Eogann . This is now generally acknowledged to be a Gaelic form of the Latin Eugenius , from the… …   Surnames reference

  • yewen — yew·en …   English syllables

  • yewen — ˈyüən adjective Etymology: yew + en archaic : made of yew …   Useful english dictionary

  • Samson ben Pesah Ostropoli — (d. July 15, 1648) (Hebrew: שמשון בן פסח מאוסטרופולי) was a Polish rabbi who was martyred at Polonnoye, government of Podolia, in the Cossacks Uprising. When the Cossacks laid siege to Polonnoye, Samson, with 300 of his followers, arrayed in… …   Wikipedia

  • ewghen — an old spelling of ↑yewen (see ↑yew). * * * ewgh, ewghen obs. ff. yew, yewen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ewing (surname) — Family name name=Ewing imagesize= meaning=noble or well born region=Britain language=English related names=Ewan Ewen and Ewens Ewin and Ewins Ewings Hewin and Hewins Owen Uwins Yewen Youens YouingsEwing, pronounced [IPA| ju.wɪŋ] ( yew ing ), is a …   Wikipedia

  • Salomon Mandelkern — (Hebrew: שלמה מנדלקרן‎; 1846, Mlynov, Volhynia March 24, 1902, Vienna) was a Ukrainian Jewish poet and author. He was educated as a Talmudist. After his father s death he went to Dubno (he was then fourteen), where he continued his Talmudical… …   Wikipedia

  • Moses ben Abraham Avinu — Christian convert to Judaism; printer and author; born at Nikolsburg; died at Amsterdam in 1733 or 1734. According to Wolf ( Bibl. Hebr. iii., No. 1510b), Moses ben Abraham was a native of Prague, and was circumcised at Amsterdam. In 1686 87 he… …   Wikipedia

  • Moses ben Avraham Avinu — (died ca. 1733/34) was an Czech Austrian printer and author who was a Christian convert to Judaism. His father, Jacob, was also a convert. Moses was born at Nikolsburg (now Mikulov). He became a native of Prague, and was circumcised at Amsterdam …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”