Definitions for DOW
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shortened form of the Dow-Jones Index or Dow Jones Industrial Average; as, the Dow rose 100 points today.
Dow Jones Average
Origin: Variant of Daw from David or daw, and of Duff from .
a kind of vessel. See Dhow
to furnish with a dower; to endow
Origin: [F. douer. See Dower.]
Dow is an unincorporated community in Jersey County, Illinois, United States.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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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