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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


  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 previewFarrow's military encyclopedia (1895)

a dictionary of military knowledge by Edward Samuel Farrow

The United States steam-drilling scow was first introduced in the ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopaedia of Law (1895)

by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland

68; a scow, a lighter, and probably a raft or timber ship, under certain circumstances would be held to be a ship or vessel and subject to proceedings under these sections, Monongahela Nav. Co. v. Steam Tug Bob Connell, ...

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of sport (1900)

by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk and Berkshire (Earl of)

Ice may be kept in excellent order for figure-skating by the use of only one tool — the " Wimbledon Scow" (Fig. 1). This (to quote Mr. Dryden in Figun'-Skating Simple and Combined, by F1g. 1. The "W1mbledon Scow." Monier-Williams, Pidgeon ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ships and Boats (2003)

SCHVYT SCOW The word Scow probably comes from the Dutch, "schouw," which was ...

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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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