As a verb ewte
is (dialectal) to pour; pour in.
As a noun ewre is
(rare) rust; oxide.
(dialectal) To pour; pour in
(rare) Rust; oxide.
*1634 , Lowe, Chirurg. :
*1881 , George Grant Francis, The Smelting of Copper in the Swansea District of South Wales :
- 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.
- 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.