Transmew

Trans`mew´


v. t. & i.1.To transmute; to transform; to metamorphose.
To transmew thyself from a holy hermit into a sinful forester.
- Sir W. Scott.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
``Gramercy for thy sack,'' said Wamba; ``but think'st thou it is lawful for me to aid you to transmew thyself from a holy hermit into a sinful forester?''
Men into stones therewith he could transmew, And stones to dust, and dust to nought at all; And when him list the prouder lookes subdew He would them gazing blind, or turn to other hew.