Retainer vs Hewe - What's the difference?

retainer | hewe |


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.

retainer

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • 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.
  • This lawyer charges a retainer for his work .
  • (dentistry): A device that holds teeth in position after orthodontic treatment.
  • See also

    * brace

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    hewe

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A domestic; a servant or retainer.
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