"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Wednesday, 26 January 2011


To mew means to shed, moult or change. It also means to cry like a cat or to utter a high-pitched cry like that of a gull.

1 comment:

  1. What a versatile little word! All those meanings in only three letters. Language! You just HAVE to love it :-)