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Definition of Dew


  1. Moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces, particularly at night.
  2. Figuratively, anything which falls lightly and in a refreshing manner.
  3. An emblem of morning, or fresh vigor.
  4. To wet with dew or as with dew; to bedew; to moisten; as with dew.
  5. Same as Due, or Duty.

Dew Quotations

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Khalil Gibran

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
Rabindranath Tagore

But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Lord Byron

I am... a mushroom; On whom the dew of heaven drops now and then.
John Ford

Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe the dew off your spectacles, and see that the world is moving.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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Dew Translations

dew in Danish is dug
dew in Dutch is dauw
dew in German is tauen, Tau
dew in Hungarian is harmat
dew in Norwegian is dugge, dugg
dew in Portuguese is orvalho
dew in Swedish is dagg