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mews

Chiefly Brit
a yard or street lined by buildings originally used as stables but now often converted into dwellings

Mews

An alley or court in which stables are or once were located or have been converted into residences.

mews

1. The royal stables in London, so called because they were built where the king’s hawks were kept; hence, a place where carriage horses are kept in cities or large towns.
2. An alley or court in which stables are or once were located.
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Over the years, I have cherished this impressionable first encounter with the mews of London, and last September I was able to return to visit more of them.
MEWS homes date back to the 18th and 19th Century and were originally intended to stable horses, with accommodation above for servants.