On Tue, 6 Nov 2012 15:44:46 -0800 (PST), Jerry Friedman
<jerry_fried...@yahoo.com> wrote:It seems the raptors began to give way to transport a long time ago:
>On Nov 6, 4:33 pm, Mike L <n...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> On Tue, 6 Nov 2012 14:43:25 -0800 (PST), "Peter T. Daniels"
>> >In Old New York, a few streets that were originally merely access to
>> This "mews" is Brit, too. Indeed, the Royal Mews still houses
>Though originally it must have housed falcons and hawks, and maybe the
OED says the royal stables at Charing Cross were called "mews" because
they were on the _site_ of the former royal hawk mews, with a
quotation from c1400. "Mew" was used in various ways based on
"concealment" or "confinement".
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