What does MOW mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hayloft, haymow, mow(verb)

    a loft in a barn where hay is stored

  2. mow, cut down(verb)

    cut with a blade or mower

    "mow the grass"

  3. pout, mop, mow(verb)

    make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip

    "mop and mow"; "The girl pouted"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mow(noun)

    a wry face

  2. Mow(verb)

    to make mouths

  3. Mow(noun)

    same as Mew, a gull

  4. Mow

    of Mow

  5. Mow

    may; can

  6. Mow(verb)

    to cut down, as grass, with a scythe or machine

  7. Mow(verb)

    to cut the grass from; as, to mow a meadow

  8. Mow(verb)

    to cut down; to cause to fall in rows or masses, as in mowing grass; -- with down; as, a discharge of grapeshot mows down whole ranks of men

  9. Mow(verb)

    to cut grass, etc., with a scythe, or with a machine; to cut grass for hay

  10. Mow(noun)

    a heap or mass of hay or of sheaves of grain stowed in a barn

  11. Mow(noun)

    the place in a barn where hay or grain in the sheaf is stowed

  12. Mow(verb)

    to lay, as hay or sheaves of grain, in a heap or mass in a barn; to pile and stow away

  13. Origin: [OE. mowen, mawen, AS. mwan; akin to D. maaijen, G. mhen, OHG. mjan, Dan. meie, L. metere to reap, mow, Gr. 'ama^n. Cf. Math, Mead a meadow, Meadow.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mow

    mow, n. a wry face.—v.i. to make grimaces. [Fr. moue, a grimace.]

  2. Mow

    mow, n. a pile of hay or corn in sheaves laid up in a barn.—v.t. to lay hay or sheaves of grain in a heap:—pr.p. mow′ing; pa.t. mowed; pa.p. mowed or mown.—v.i. Mow′burn, to heat and ferment in the mow. [A.S. múga, heap; Ice. múga, swath.]

  3. Mow

    mō, v.t. to cut down with a scythe: to cut down in great numbers:—pr.p. mow′ing; pa.t. mowed; pa.p. mowed or mown.—adjs. Mowed, Mown, cut down with a scythe: cleared of grass with a scythe, as land.—ns. Mow′er, one who mows grass, &c.: a machine for mowing grass; Mow′ing, the act of cutting down with a scythe: land from which grass is cut; Mow′ing-machine′, a machine with revolving cutters for mowing lawns. [A.S. máwan; Ger. mähen; L. metĕre, to reap.]

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Anagrams for MOW »

  1. OMW, WMO


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MOW in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MOW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chrissy VanKavelaar:

    Every time it rains or we mow we find another piece of that car.

  2. Ronald Cook:

    The last thing he said to me, he fussed at me for mowing the lawn because he wanted to mow it.

  3. David L. Bonar:

    The grass looks greener on the other side of the fence because you don't have to mow it. - David L. Bonar, First said by me circ. September 26, 1992 (about age 50).

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