Alef vs Alew - What's the difference?

alef | alew |


As nouns the difference between alef and alew

is that alef is while alew is (obsolete|rare) a cry of despair.

alef

English

Noun

(en noun)
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    alew

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, rare) A cry of despair.
  • *1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , V.6:
  • *:Yet did she not lament with loude alew , / As women wont, but with deepe sighes and singults few.