Plaw vs Plew - What's the difference?

plaw | plew |

As nouns the difference between plaw and plew

is that plaw is a boiling while plew is (north america) beaver pelt.

As a verb plaw

is to boil; seethe.



Alternative forms

* (l)


(en verb)
  • To boil; seethe.
  • To boil; boil slightly; parboil.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A boiling.
  • give meat a plaw




    (en noun)
  • (North America) beaver pelt
  • * 1967 , John Arkas Hawgood, America's Western Frontiers: The Exploration and Settlement , page 96
  • The cured "plew " of the adult beaver weighed about a pound and a half and at best would fetch from four to six dollars a pound at the mountain rendezvous
  • * 2001 , Armstrong Sperry, Wagons Westward: The Old Trail to Santa Fe page 7
  • *:"The days when a good plew fetched six dollars, beaver or kitten, is over," he grumbled. "The beaver trade's rubbed out, Lank.
  • * 2005 , Ralph Moody, Stanley Galli, Kit Carson And The Wild Frontier , Page 46
  • The price for a pint was a beaver plew' or an Indian buffalo robe. Coffee and gunpowder were a '''plew''' or a robe a pound, blankets fifteen ' plews apiece,