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Lew \Lew\ (l[=u]), a. [Cf. lee a calm or sheltered place, lukewarm.] Lukewarm; tepid. [Obs.]


a. (context Northern England English) lukewarm, tepid.


LEW may refer to:

  • Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport
  • LEW Hennigsdorf, the rail vehicle factory of Hennigsdorf, Germany (Lokomotivbau-Elektrotechnische Werke)
Lew (locomotive)

Lew was a Manning Wardle 2-6-2T built in 1925 for the narrow gauge Lynton and Barnstaple Railway.

Lew (given name)

Lew is the usual shortened form of Lewis or Louis when they are used as first names in English. In Polish language it is a translation of Latin name Leon. Its literal meaning is lion.

Usage examples of "lew".

I lurry, still clutching the telescope and trainers, jumped the last lew stairs and followed Dumbledore, who had settled himself in i he armchair nearest the fire and was taking in the surroundings wilh an expression of benign interest.

From the immaculate Rupert, with his patent-leather shoes and shining tile, down to the cowardly little lisper, Lew Veazie, they were alike detested.

Lew Michelson was a big heavy man with tired blue eyes, an expression of benign cynicism and a peptic ulcer that absorbed much of his attention.

Lewen helped her, and then unsaddled Argent, who was looking very bad-tempered, not liking being ridden for such a long time on such stony roads.

Lew Alton asked with a kind of silky insolence that never failed to annoy Javanne.

What happened to Lew Page was pretty effective, and it may frighten Newsome into either getting back in line with us, or dropping his idea of hijacking the whole project for himself.

Lew Page, he now surmised, was working for Newsome, and he guessed further that these men were responsible in some way for what had happened to Lew Page.

Lew Page said he had to get somebody with better connections than he had here in the States to handle the thing, and so he ran that Newsome thing in on us.

There was Lew, who at fifteen was two years older than us, but still in the eighth grade because he had been held back twice, and Screwy, which just about sums him up, and me, who they called Sleeves because I always wore long-sleeve shirts.

Lew had been held back, or if Screwy had a row of five studs implanted along the side of his nose.

In the morning I met Lew and Screwy in the parking lot and we sat near the day lilies and pitched gravel at the NORTH POINTE MIDDLE SCHOOL HOME OF THE PATRIOTS sign.

Unthinkingly, I did and only later realized Lew and Screwy were by themselves, watching me.

Lew and Screwy and I had planned to go to the movies on Saturday night.

She thought Lew and Screwy were a disease, infecting me with terminal normality.

So I left, fled the room and the staring faces, waited for Lew and Screwy to be dismissed at our usual meeting place in the parking lot.