Definition of mew :
1. A cage for hawks while mewing; a coop for fattening fowls; hence, any inclosure; a place of confinement or shelter; - in the latter sense usually in the plural.
2. A gull, esp. the common British species ( Larus canus); called also sea mew, maa, mar, mow, and cobb.
3. A stable or range of stables for horses; - compound used in the plural, and so called from the royal stables in London, built on the site of the king's mews for hawks.
4. The common cry of a cat.
5. To cast the feathers; to molt; hence, to change; to put on a new appearance.
6. To cry as a cat.
7. To shed or cast; to change; to molt; as, the hawk mewed his feathers.
8. To shut up; to inclose; to confine, as in a cage or other inclosure.
ululate (part of speech: verb)
crow, chatter, cackle, snort, caw, growl, bleat, gobble, moo, purr, meow, squawk, cry, whinny, cuckoo, grunt, bellow, bay, chirp, roar, snarl, cluck, neigh, warble, honk, yelp, squeal, trill, twit, call, hoot, ululate, quack, howl, bawl, bray, coo, bark
ululation (part of speech: noun)
- " You can find rocks all round us," he said, " on which you could have pitched the killick, and they all go straight down like the side of house or like that there Mew Rock where the birds are." - "Menhardoc", George Manville Fenn.
- At last she grew warm with the work and thirsty, so she stood still, lifted up her head and cried, Mew. - "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.
- The officers entered the inner apartment for a last conference with the bed- ridden captain of the Sea- mew. - "The Frozen Deep", Wilkie Collins.