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 for Sew
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sew \Sew\, v. t. [imp. Sewed; p. p. Sewed, rarely Sewn; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Sewing.] [OE. sewen, sowen, AS. si['o]wian,
     s[imac]wian; akin to OHG. siuwan, Icel. s?ja, Sw. sy, Dan.
     sye, Goth. siujan, Lith. siuti, Russ, shite, L. ssuere, Gr.
     ????, Skr. siv. [root]156. Cf. Seam a suture, Suture.]
     1. To unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle
        and thread.
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              No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old
              garment.                              --Mark ii. 21.
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     2. To close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew
        up a rip.
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     3. To inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew
        money in a bag.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sew \Sew\, v. i.
     To practice sewing; to work with needle and thread.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sew \Sew\, v. t. [[root]151 b. See Sewer a drain.]
     To drain, as a pond, for taking the fish. [Obs.] --Tusser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sew \Sew\, n.[OE. See Sewer household officer.]
     Juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy. [Obs.] --Gower.
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           I will not tell of their strange sewes.  --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sew \Sew\, v. t. [See Sue to follow.]
     To follow; to pursue; to sue. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Spenser.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sew
      v 1: fasten by sewing; do needlework [syn: sew, run up, sew
           together, stitch]
      2: create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a
         suit by next week?" [syn: sew, tailor, tailor-make]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  46 Moby Thesaurus words for "sew":
     articulate, batten, batten down, bleed, bolt, buckle, butt, button,
     clasp, cleat, clip, dovetail, hasp, hinge, hitch, hook, jam, joint,
     latch, lock, miter, mortise, nail, needle, ooze, peg, pin, rabbet,
     rivet, scarf, screw, seep, sew up, skewer, snap, staple, stick,
     stitch, sweat, tack, tailor, toggle, transude, wedge, weep,
     zipper
  
  

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