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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEWY, a.
1. Partaking of dew; like dew; as dewy mist.
2. Moist with dew; as dewy fields.
His dewy locks distilled Ambrosia.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: wet with dew [syn: bedewed, dewy]

Merriam Webster's

adjective (dewier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. moist with, affected by, or suggestive of dew <dewy grass> 2. innocent, unsophisticated <from a dewy bride to an ill-mannered, murderous courtesan Melvin Gussow> dewily adverb dewiness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (dewier, dewiest) 1 a wet with dew. b moist as if with dew. 2 of or like dew. Phrases and idioms: dewy-eyed innocently trusting; na{iuml}vely sentimental. Derivatives: dewily adv. dewiness n. Etymology: OE deawig (as DEW, -Y(1))

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dewy Dew"y, a. 1. Pertaining to dew; resembling, consisting of, or moist with, dew. A dewy mist Went and watered all the ground. --Milton. When dewy eve her curtain draws. --Keble. 2. Falling gently and beneficently, like the dew. Dewy sleep ambrosial. --Cowper. 3. (Bot.) Resembling a dew-covered surface; appearing as if covered with dew.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. Something that is dewy is wet with dew. (LITERARY) ADJ 2. If your skin looks dewy, it looks soft and glows healthily. ADJ

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