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Definition of the noun scow

What does scow mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: scows

  1. any of various flat-bottomed boats with sloping ends
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: boat = a small vessel for travel on water
  2. a barge carrying bulk materials in an open hold

Alternative definition of the noun scow

noun

  1. A large flat-bottomed boat, having broad, square ends.

Definition of the verb scow

What does scow mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: scowed | scowing | scows

  1. To transport in a scow.

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Google previewThe WPA Guide to 1930s Iowa (2010)

by Joseph Frazier Federal Writers Project

The fisherman's scow is a flatboat about 18 feet long and 4 feet wide, carrying on each side a pair of upright forked stakes supporting horizontal iron pipes, 12 to ...

Google previewThe Port Folio (1812)

For this little substantive, we make this humble apology to the Reviewers, that a scow is a small flat-bottomed boat which is used only in America; and finding in the English language, no word expressive of that precise object, we ventured ...

Google previewGeographical Review (1920)

by Isaiah Bowman, G. M. Wrigley

18— Tracking n scow up the Athalmska River. (Photo bv Charlca Camsell.) F1o. 19— An Athabaska River scow below the Big Cascade. The Athabaska River scow is the typo of boat ...

Google previewRhoades to Reading Level III Teaching Guide (2004)

by Jacqueline Rhoades

A scow is a flat boat used to ...

Google previewEncyclopædia americana (1836)

a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time by Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat-bottomed, heavy boat, about 30 feet long, and 12 wide. In some parts of the U. States, it is called a gondola. (See Canoe, Galley, &c.) Boccaccio, Giovanni, whose name alone, as Mazzuchelli ...

Google previewThe Pacific Monthly (1906)

by William Bittle Wells, Lute Pease

Technically, a scow is a flat-bottomed boat.

Google previewIowa, a Guide to the Hawkeye State (1938)

by Best Books on, Federal Writers' Project

The fisherman's scow is a flatboat about 18 feet long and 4 feet wide, carrying on each side a pair of upright forked stakes sup orting horizontal iron pipes, 12 to 15 feet long, parallel to the side oi"3 the boat. From these pipes, at intervals of ...

Google previewRetold Mark Twain (2001)

by Pegi Bevins

A scow is a large, flat-bottomed boat. 15 The forecastle of a riverboat is the topmost deck. 10 A CUB PILOT'S EXPERIENCE.

Google previewStone (1999)

Building Stone, Rock Fill and Armourstone in Construction by Mick R. Smith

Trolleys and scows Mechanically propelled trolleys with jacking devices are available to lift blocks off the floor of the quarry and move them about the quarry workings. The scow is a modified road vehicle ...

Google previewThe British cyclopædia of the arts and sciences (1835)

by Charles Frederick Partington

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat- bottomed, heavy boat, about 30 feet long, and 12 wide. In some parts of the United States it is called a gondola . Body, in Physics; a solid, extended, palpable substance ; of itself merely passive ...

Google previewThe British cyclopaedia of the arts, sciences, history, geography, literature, natural history, and biography ... (1838)

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat- bottomed, heavy boat, about 30 feet long, and 12 wide. In some parts of the United States it is called a gondola . Body, in Physics; a solid, extended, palpable substance ; of itself merely passive ...

Google previewThe British cyclopaedia of the arts and sciences (1835)

including treatises on the various branches of natural and experimental philosophy, the useful and fine arts, mathematics, commerce, &c by Charles Frederick Partington

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat- bottomed, heavy boat, about 30 feet long, and 12 wide. In some parts of the United States it is called a gondola . Body, in Physics; a solid, extended, palpable substance ; of itself merely passive ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1841)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy by Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat- bottomed, heavy boat, about thirty feet long, and twelve wide. In some parts of the United States, it is called a gondola. See Canoe, Galley, kc. Boccaccio, Giovanni, whose name alone, ...

Google previewDictionary of Agricultural and Allied Sciences (1992)

(A - B) by L. L. Somani

Scow Factor. The ratio between the cubic contents of a ...

Google previewThe Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary (2001)

by Tom Lenfestey

scow 393 ted with short masts so that it was not helpless without the towing boat. schooner brig n. A two-masted vessel with square-rigged foremast and fore-and- aft-rigged mainmast. In New England the same arrangement was called a ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

Scow,skow, n.

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

tenement, uninteresting, unqualified flat area of East England Fens flat bean lima flatboat barge, pram, scow flat bottle (hip-)flask flat-bottomed barge lighter, scow flat-bottomed boat barge, pontoon, punt, scow flat-bottomed freight boat barge ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2003)

by Moselio Schaechter

Scow. University of California. 914. TABLE 77.1 Relative numbers and biomass of microbial and faunal. GLOSSARY. bulk soil The portion of the soil not under the influence of plant roots. decomposition ...

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Scrabble value of S1C3O1W4

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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