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Dew

Dew

1. Moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces, particularly at night. Her tears fell with the dews at even. (Tennyson)

2. Figuratively, anything which falls lightly and in a refreshing manner. The golden dew of sleep.

3. An emblem of morning, or fresh vigor. The dew of his youth.

dew is used in combination; as, dew-bespangled, dew-drenched, dewdrop, etc.

Origin: as. Deaw; akin to D. Dauw, g. Thau, tau, Icel. Dogg, Sw. Dagg, dan. Dug; cf. Skr. Dhav, dhav, to flow. Cf. Dag dew.


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