from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Middle English spelling of yew.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A yew.

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  • interjection Expression of disgust or nausea.

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  • noun military action involving the use of electromagnetic energy to determine or exploit or reduce or prevent hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum


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  • Exclamation of disgust.

    December 6, 2007

  • Why is this not an acceptable Scrabble word? Why? I mean, I know it's not worth as many points as za, but seriously.

    November 21, 2010

  • EW was the name of the fellow who helped me make a peanutbutter pie when I was five. He was a great visionary who helped me get unstuck from foolish recipes. Get off bryn mawr? Where's waldo?

    November 30, 2010

  • Excellent! Was that a quote from Winston Churchill?

    (See turducken.)

    November 30, 2010

  • No, but it could have been. Winston's mother was (according to family rumor)a quarter Iroquois and had a snake tattooed on her wrist. (See Chitto (snake) Harjo).

    November 30, 2010