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Meaning of DEWY

Pronunciation:  'dooee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  wet with dew
 

DEWY is a 4 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: bedewed, wet
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dew"y\, a.
1. Pertaining to dew; resembling, consisting of, or moist
   with, dew.

         A dewy mist Went and watered all the ground.
                                               --Milton.

         When dewy eve her curtain draws.      --Keble.

2. Falling gently and beneficently, like the dew.

         Dewy sleep ambrosial.                 --Cowper.

3. (Bot.) Resembling a dew-covered surface; appearing as if
   covered with dew.

 
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