Definition of Sewens
1. sewen [n] - See also: sewen
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Literary usage of Sewens
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Salmonia: Or, Days of Fly Fishing, in a Series of Conversations, with Some by Humphry Davy (1828)
"Small salmon and sea trout, or sewens, as they are called in the country, may be caught, after the autumnal floods, I believe, in most of the considerable ..."
2. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1915)
"local assessments for construction of sewens," was read the third time. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage ..."
3. The Metropolitan (1834)
"... to have sea us at this time: we was litterally al sicks* and sewens, wile the salers, as was in coarse, got ust to the thing, ..."
4. American Medical and Philosophical Register: Or, Annals of Medicine, Natural by John Wakefield Francis (1814)
"There were no common sewens or covered drains, and but very few docks or wharves. The privies were not numerous ; the water of the pump wells certainly was ..."
5. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"For she'd sewed me in an' turned me right side up for lickin' an' stitched me down to the ticken tight as wax-end sewens. I tried to roll, but it were no ..."