(in Wales and Ireland) another name for sea trout (def. 1)

Word Origin for sewin

C16: origin unknown
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Examples from the Web for sewin

Historical Examples of sewin

  • There's some things I can't bear to have in my neighborhood, and your kind of sewin' is one of 'em.

    The Woman-Haters

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • She didn't answer, but took up the sewin' in her lap and went to work on it.

    The Woman-Haters

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Yes, yes, I see; sort of a sewin' circle without the sewin'.


    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • That is, not in meetin' or sewin' circle or anything like that, or not out and out and open anywhere.

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • I was talkin' about this at the sewin' society yesterday an' they all agreed with me.