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- n. A tool for beating flax.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To beat; to break, as flax or hemp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as tew, 1; especially, to beat (hemp) in order to separate the fibers.
See tew (verb). (Wiktionary)