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    mews

    What is the meaning of "mews" in:

    "He is got a bird nested in a mews just around the corner (laughter)"

    What does that mean?

    Thanks a lot.

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    #2

    Re: mews

    This sounds like a joke and a play on words:

    He's got a bird (girl) nested (established, paying for her rent) in a mews (apartment) around the corner.

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    #3

    Re: mews

    A mews is a street of small houses/flats that were originally stables

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    Re: mews

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    This sounds like a joke and a play on words:

    He's got a bird (girl) nested (established, paying for her rent) in a mews (apartment) around the corner.

    Can't thank you enough. That's exactly what suits my context!!!

    but what do you mean by "paying for her rent"? I couldnt get that?

    Thanks again.

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    Re: mews

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    but what do you mean by "paying for her rent"? I couldnt get that?

    Thanks again.
    He is a man of dubious morals who pays the rent on accommodation for a young lady so that he may visit her there in order to receive her gratitude in a way that the moral tone of this forum prevents me from describing in lurid, passionate, breathless, erotic detail.

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    #6

    Re: mews

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    A mews is a street of small houses/flats that were originally stables
    This must be a British term, I've never heard it. The only mews I know come from small cats.

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    #7

    Re: mews

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    . . . the moral tone of this forum prevents me from describing in lurid, passionate, breathless, erotic detail.
    Do go on, 5jj - I'm not sure I quite understand. . . .

    Rover

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    Re: mews

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Do go on, 5jj - I'm not sure I quite understand. . .
    I'm quite sure you do, .

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    #9

    Re: mews

    She is a "kept woman," a term to describe when a man pays for her rent, food, and clothing in exchange for companionship or sexual favors.

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    #10

    Re: mews

    So now you know, Rover.

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