Narwe

Nar´we

    (när´we)
a.1.Narrow.
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For her husband, Alisoun's proper place is the house since he can control her and prevent her from betraying him: "Jalous he was, and heeld hire narwe in cage/For she was wylde and yong, and he was old/And demed himself been lik a cokewold" (I 3224-6).