Dews vs Pews - What's the difference?

dews | pews |


As nouns the difference between dews and pews

is that dews is (archaic|or|poetic) while pews is .

dews

English

Noun

(head)
  • (archaic, or, poetic)
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=1837
  • , author=Colonel Sykes , coauthors= , title=The British Assocation. Seventh Meeting: Liverpool , date=7 January 1837 , volume= , issue=1042 , page=606 , magazine=The Literary gazette and journal of the belles lettres, arts, sciences, &c , publisher=W.A. Scripps , issn= citation , passage=This is followed by a deluge of rain for an hour or two. Dews are very copious,– fogs little known. The climate is very salubrious.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1844
  • , year_published=2009 , author=Charles Augustus Murray , title=The Prarie-Bird , volume=3 citation , isbn=9781113872135 , page=10 , passage=“The trail is fresh,” continued the chief; “not more than two dews have fallen on the prints of foot and hoof”}}

    Usage notes

    Although a countable sense of (dew) is still used, the plural form is no longer in common usage.

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    pews

    English

    Noun

    (head)
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