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- v. To snow.
- v. To abound.
- v. Simple past of snow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To snow; to abound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Middle English (and more original) spelling of snow.
- A Middle English or modern dialectal preterit of snow.
It blew and snew and then it thew, and now, by jing, it's friz.
I alway snew the Watt things was a slander because I've been a SOuthern Baptist for over 30 years and I have not once EVER heard ANY evangelical Protestant say anything ever of the sort -- not in private, not in public, not in prayer meeting, Bible study, worship service, in the bathroom -- anywhere.
Thus snew grows rare and is in decay, but knowed shows vigor, and so do growed and throwed.
The analogy of knew suggests snew as the preterite of to snow, and it is sometimes encountered in the American vulgate.
'If you heerd,' said Mr. Peggotty, 'owt of what passed between Mas'r Davy and me, th' night when it snew so hard, you know as I have been - wheer not - fur to seek my dear niece.
'If you heerd,' said Mr. Peggotty, 'owt of what passed between Mas'r Davy and me, th' night when it snew so hard, you know as I have been-wheer not-fur to seek my dear niece.
(Chaucer); ‘snow’ ‘snew’; ‘sow’ ‘sew’; ‘delve’ ‘dalf’ and ‘dolve’;
Mas'r Davy and me, th 'night when it snew so hard, you know as I have been - wheer not - fur to seek my dear niece.
Tata Steel is set to invest in a Canadian firm to ensure raw material securityas it build snew plants at Kalinganagar and Chhattisgarh, as it plans to expand capacity at Jamshedpur.
There's a 60% chance of snow after 7 p.m., with less than an inch of new snew accumulation possible.