Definition of "lewed" [lewed]

  • A Middle English form of lewd.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "lewed" in a sentence
  • "At the beginning of his metrical chronicle of England Robert Mannyng of Brunne begs the "Lordynges that be now here" to listen to the story of England, as he had found it and Englished it for the solace of those "lewed" men who knew not Latin or French."
  • "The clerkes han rounde crounes, and the lewed men han crownes alle square: and thei holden"
  • "And the lady answerde, sythe that I may not withdrawe zou fro zoure lewed corage, I schal zeve zou with outen wysschinge, and to alle hem that schulle com of you."
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