Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of dew.

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Examples

  • We call the dews of blessing or the bolts of cursing down.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864

  • "Out of blue into black is the scheme of the skies, and their dews are the wine of the bloodshed of things."

    A Study of Poetry

  • Out of blue into black is the scheme of the skies, and their dews are the wine of the bloodshed of things:

    The Book of Humorous Verse

  • Out of blue into black is the scheme of the skies, and their dews are the wine of the bloodshed of things;

    A Nonsense Anthology

  • Drop -- namely, the fertilizing rain (Ps 65: 12). skies -- clouds; lower than the "heavens." righteousness -- that is, the dews of the Holy Spirit, whereby

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • We call the dews of blessing or the bolts of cursing down!

    The Complete Works of Whittier

  • Strictly speaking, no "dews" fall from clouds; but light mist may do so.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10 The Guide

  • Glorious anticipation dews the lip, disasters of the last vacation are fogged in "we can make the drive in ten and a quarter hours this time," while secret yearnings to really stop in Memphis and see Graceland and not just talk about it.

    A Midsummer's Nightmare

  • We returned again, with torches; for I could not rest, when I thought that my sweet boy had lost himself, and was exposed to all the damps and dews of night;

    Chapter 6

  • Before I had quitted your apartment, on a sensation of cold, I had covered myself with some clothes; but these were insufficient to secure me from the dews of night.

    Chapter 11

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