noun (plural same)British
- The entrance to the mews or garden flat is from the lane behind the main house, and it has the appearance of a country cottage.
- One was the main road that went through town, the second, across, went through to the office buildings and apartments, and the third to a couple mews of town houses.
- It was inevitable that a mock version of London property's most wanted house type - the mews - made its way to Malahide.
- It's called a mews rather than a laneway by the city, probably because it feels a lot more like a narrow street than an alley.
- She claimed her week of vacation time but went to the Center anyway and spent her days sitting in the mews and outside in the weathering areas, listening for anything that Spike had to say.
- The 419 square metre property includes a mews to the rear and parking for 11 cars.
Late Middle English: plural of mew2, originally referring to the royal stables on the site of the hawk mews at Charing Cross, London. The sense 'converted dwellings' dates from the early 19th century.
Words that rhyme with mewsabuse, accuse, adieux, amuse, bemuse, billets-doux, blues, booze, bruise, choose, Clews, confuse, contuse, cruise, cruse, Cruz, diffuse, do's, Druze, effuse, enthuse, excuse, fuse (US fuze), Hughes, incuse, interfuse, lose, Mahfouz, misuse, muse, news, ooze, Ouse, perfuse, peruse, rhythm-and-blues, ruse, schmooze, snooze, suffuse, Toulouse, transfuse, trews, use, Vaduz, Veracruz, who's, whose, youse
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