Definitions for DOW

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  1. Dow(prop. n.)

    shortened form of the Dow-Jones Index or Dow Jones Industrial Average; as, the Dow rose 100 points today.


  1. Dow(ProperNoun)

    Dow Jones Average

  2. Origin: Variant of Daw from David or daw, and of Duff from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dow(noun)

    a kind of vessel. See Dhow

  2. Dow(verb)

    to furnish with a dower; to endow

  3. Origin: [F. douer. See Dower.]


  1. Dow

    Dow is an unincorporated community in Jersey County, Illinois, United States.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Dow

    or Douw, Gerard, a distinguished Dutch genre-painter, born at Leyden; a pupil of Rembrandt; his works, which are very numerous, are the fruit of a devoted study of nature, and are remarkable for their delicacy and perfection of finish; examples of his works are found in all the great galleries of Europe (1613-1675).

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