mew (v.) Old form(s): mew'd
coop up, confine, shut up
MND I.i.71[Theseus to Hermia, of a nun] For aye to be in shady cloister mewed
R3 I.i.132[Hastings to Richard, of imprisonment] More pity that the eagles should be mewed, / Whiles kites and buzzards prey at liberty
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