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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of sew.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective fastened with stitches


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  • He stood about twenty feet from me wearing his oil-stained navy blue mechanic’s jacket, the one with the patch with his name sewed on it.

    Richard Paul Evans Ebook Christmas Set

  • Not until I had gone through the acts of a contortionist, and shown the round coin sewed in, did I succeed in getting the Carter's help.


  • Lopez pretended to check the small cloth label sewed on the side of the purse.

    Missing Justice

  • Each figure is linked to the next by the thread of incident, person and incident passing on together until, as Lu Hsün, the famous modern Chinese writer, has said, «they are like scraps of brilliant silk and satin sewed together. »

    Pearl Buck - Nobel Lecture

  • Not until I had gone through the acts of a contortionist, and shown the round coin sewed in, did I succeed in getting the

    The Carter and the Carpenter

  • If any of you hear of a cloak found hereabouts, or any considerable part of one, blue without, lined with yellow, and trimmed with gold, please to note the name sewed on beneath the left shoulder, and send it according to the direction and your labor shall not be lost. '

    Aurelian or, Rome in the Third Century

  • They had the team title sewed up before the championship matches had begun.

    Kitsap Sun Stories

  • Marvin about takin 'one o' the children and what a comfort it would be to the child to git out into the fresh air, and one mornin ''fore she left she took Jed down in the woods and talked to him, and the week after she left for home Marm Marvin sent me over to the station -- same place I fetched ye -- and out she got with a tag sewed on her jacket and her name on it, and a bundle o' clothes no bigger'n your head.

    The Under Dog

  • I’m wearing a heavy sweatshirt, my heaviest sweatshirt, the one Uncle Merlin sewed for my birthday a few years back, with the embroidered picture of Chatham Light on the back, and I can’t claim to be warm.

    Lance Mannion:

  • First he examined the visiting-card effects on the tops of their hats, and noticed that these were paper labels sewed down, and bearing the names and destinations of the little passengers.

    The Spread Eagle and Other Stories


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