Ewte vs Ewre - What's the difference?

ewte | ewre |


As a verb ewte

is (dialectal) to pour; pour in.

As a noun ewre is

(rare) rust; oxide.

ewte

English

Verb

(ewt)
  • (dialectal) To pour; pour in
  • ewre

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (rare) Rust; oxide.
  • *1634 , Lowe, Chirurg. :
  • By the continuall sorting and telling of this coyne, then did enter of the ewre of that brasse and copper under the nails of her fingers.
  • *1881 , George Grant Francis, The Smelting of Copper in the Swansea District of South Wales :
  • Wee are able to melt it w'th two fornises in the space of 40 weekes the quantitie of 560 tonne of ewre' if wee might have it, and if the ' ewre be clean and well sorted the mor copper it will yeld.