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lewis

Syllabification: lew·is
Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞owəs
 
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Definition of lewis in English:

noun

A steel device for gripping heavy blocks of stone or concrete for lifting, consisting of three pieces arranged to form a dovetail, the outside pieces being fixed in a dovetail mortise by the insertion of the middle piece.

Origin

late Middle English: probably from Old French lous, plural of lou(p) 'wolf', the name of a kind of siege engine.

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