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mews

/ (mjuːz) /
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noun (functioning as singular or plural) mainly British

a yard or street lined by buildings originally used as stables but now often converted into dwellings
the buildings around a mews
informal an individual residence in a mews

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Word Origin for mews

C14: pl of mew ³, originally referring to royal stables built on the site of hawks' mews at Charing Cross in London
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