As nouns the difference between retainer and hewe
is that retainer
is a dependent or follower of someone of rank while hewe
is (obsolete) a domestic; a servant or retainer.
A dependent or follower of someone of rank.
A paid servant, especially one who has been employed for many years.
Any thing or person that retains.
A fee one pays to reserve the other's time for services.
(dentistry): A device that holds teeth in position after orthodontic treatment.
- This lawyer charges a retainer for his work .
(obsolete) A domestic; a servant or retainer.