What does the word Thew mean?

Usage examples for Thew

  1. The first engravers of England were employed to transfer these gems to copper, and such artists as Sharp, Bartolozzi, Earlom, Thew, Simon, Middiman, Watson, Fyttler, Wilson, and many others, exerted their talents for years in this great work. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3) by S. Spooner
  2. Captain Thew, above named, afterwards commanded the John Watkins, a schooner plying to York. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding