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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Street lined with building that were originally private stables but have been remodeled as dwellings.

Usage examples (36)
  • She lives in a Chelsea mews
  • Their little house sat secret and smug as a tomb, and the arched entrance to the mews was a black yawn beside it.
  • Their mews were the loudest sound in the street at that moment, as there was little traffic, and the city was unusually quiet.
  • "Yes, in summer especially, the mews is a serious nuisance. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The story of how the painter found his "muse" (source of inspiration) at the "mews" (a street of stables) is amusing.
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