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trew

a. (obsolete form of true English) alt. (obsolete form of true English)

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Trew

Trew \Trew\, Trewe \Trewe\, a. True. [Obs.]
--Chaucer.

Usage examples of "trew".

Drustan launched into a diatribe with a burr so thick she could scarcely understand a word he was saying, and Drustan of the trews began yelling back, and then Silvan poked his nose out of the castle to observe the fracas.

Kalchan hitched at his trews and grinned, showing yellowed teeth, and followed her into the kitchen.

This was a foot in a half-boot of very flexible black leather, laced tight to the ankle and calf, much worn and patched, not much larger than his own, attached to a leg in rusty black trews with worn places along the hem.

His linen trews, patched as well, were under his woolen trews, which for a change, had been darned except for the seat which sported a huge patch made from an old canvas tent.

The legs of his equally patched trews were folded under at the knee, as Deek had implied.

The boy threw a set of trews and a knitted tunic at Skif who caught them.

Deek, taking the lead, and pulling napkins out of his trews the way a conjure mage at a fair pulled kerchiefs out of his hand.

His own clothing went into one of the tubs with laundry in it, and she handed him the plain trews, socks, and shirt he brought with him, leaving him to clothe himself as she turned back to her work.

Herald in the dark gray leather tunic and tight trews with something like accusation.

With a stifled sigh, Skif picked out smallclothes, a shirt, tunic, trews, and stockings, debated between the boots and the shoes and finally decided on the latter as probably being more comfortable, With an eye long used to assessing fabric, he decided that the trews and tunic must be a linen canvas, the shirt was of a finer linen, the boots of a heavier canvas with leather soles and wooden heels.

Skif would have been willing to bet anything he had that the trews and shirt this Herald wore were silk.

John was dressed no better than Edward III, in sopping trews and muddy boots.

The result of this was that when Bella pulled the pair of buttery soft leather trews up her legs, she immediately felt sinfully daring and sexy.

The wool wrapping was a mantle, its lining brown plush, and folded neatly inside were a fine brocade shirt, velvet trews, and knitted gloves.

Cray suddenly felt dirty in his shirt and trews, his worn boots, and he wondered at the enormous effort of scrubbing and polishing that must be expended in the keeping of Ringforge.