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Definition of scow

What does scow mean?


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

Alternative definition


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


  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 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 Encyclopaedia Britanica (1888)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. Supplement

lant, as used in 1869, consisted of a floating scow aving an openin of 32 feet diameter in its centre, through which a iarge hemispherical iron bell open both at top and bottom, was lowered to the rock below.

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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