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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Dewy, a. [e.m.E. (a 1533), f. Dew n.1 Cf. OE. déawiᵹ.] Wet with dew; made of dew. — 1513 Doug. xii. Prol. 91.
For callour humour on the dewy nicht
Ib. 134.
Bedyit full of dewy peirlis rovnd
Ib. xiii. Prol. 177.
The dewy greyn

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