He brushed around Von Rosen out in the kitchen, and mewed a little, delicate, highbred mew.
I wouldn't want to be mewed up in that room with the old man every night.
The little one took the cat, and pinched it, so that it mewed.
After which he mewed like a cat, and relapsed into silent meditation once more.
Kitty grew very fast; and one morning, after she had got to be a good-sized kitten, she came to Alice, and mewed quite piteously.
"You are sacrificing the lives of all of us," mewed the Cat.
"Dearest, he seems to me so different from the others," mewed Lady Laura.
I have been mewed up in the house almost ever since Sharley and all of them went away.'
He came through the apartments of the Grand Duke, and mewed at my door.
“I don't want to be mewed up here,” she cried discontentedly.
"make a sound like a cat," early 14c., mewen, of imitative origin (cf. German miauen, French miauler, Italian miagolare, Spanish maullar, and see meow). Related: Mewed; mewing. As a noun from 1590s.
"seagull," Old English mæw, from Proto-Germanic *maigwis (cf. Old Saxon mew, Frisian meau, Middle Dutch and Middle Low German mewe, Dutch meeuw "gull"), imitative of its cry. Old French moue (Modern French mouette) and Lithuanian mevas are Germanic loan-words.
"cage," c.1300, from Old French mue "cage for hawks, especially when molting," from muer "to molt," from Latin mutare "to change" (see mutable).