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Tew \Tew\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tewed; p. pr. & vb. n. Tewing.] [OE. tewen, tawen. [root]64. See Taw, v.]

  1. To prepare by beating or working, as leather or hemp; to taw.

  2. Hence, to beat; to scourge; also, to pull about; to maul; to tease; to vex. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]


Tewed \Tewed\, a. Fatigued; worn with labor or hardship. [Obs. or Local]
--Mir. for Mag.


a. (context obsolete dialect English) fatigued; worn from labour or hardship