Mow in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is mow a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word mow is a Scrabble US word. The word mow is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Is mow a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word mow is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

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3 letters words from 'mow'

MOW 8 

2 letters words from 'mow'

MO 4OM 4
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All 3 letters words made out of mow

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Definitions and meaning of mow

mow

Etymology 1

From Middle English mowen (participle mowen), from Old English māwan (past tense mēow, past participle māwen), from Proto-Germanic *mēaną (compare Dutch maaien, German mähen, Danish meje, Swedish meja), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂meh₁- (to mow, reap); compare Hittite [script needed] (ḫamešḫa, spring/early summer, literally mowing time), Latin metō (I harvest, mow), Ancient Greek ἀμάω (amáō, I mow).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /məʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /moʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊ

Verb

mow (third-person singular simple present mows, present participle mowing, simple past mowed, past participle mowed or mown)

  1. (transitive) To cut down grass or crops.
    He mowed the lawn every few weeks in the summer.
  2. (transitive) To cut down or slaughter in great numbers.
    • (Can we date this quote by Captain Robert Palmer and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      In the afternoon they attacked again, in close formation: our artillery mowed them, but they came on and on, []
Derived terms
  • mow down
  • remow
Translations

Noun

mow (plural mows)

  1. (cricket) A shot played with a sweeping or scythe-like motion.
    • 1828, Sporting Magazine (volume 21? 71? page 10)
      I consider it would engender a stiff, tame, cautious mode of play, with only now and then a mow, or a chopping hit.

Etymology 2

Middle English mowe, from Middle French moue (lip, pout), borrowed from Old French moe (grimace), from Frankish *mauwa (pout, protruding lip), from Proto-Germanic *mawwō (muff, sleeve). Akin to Middle Dutch mouwe (protruding lip). Cognate to moue (pout).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /məʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /moʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊ

Noun

mow (plural mows)

  1. (now only dialectal) A scornful grimace; a wry face. [from 14th c.]
    • , Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.212:
      Those that paint them dying [] delineate the prisoners spitting in their executioners faces, and making mowes at them.
Translations

Verb

mow (third-person singular simple present mows, present participle mowing, simple past and past participle mowed)

  1. To make grimaces, mock.
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 2 scene 2
      For every trifle are they set upon me: / Sometime like apes that mow and chatter at me, / And after bite me;
    • (Can we date this quote by Tyndale and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Nodding, becking, and mowing.
Translations

Etymology 3

Old English mūga. Cognate with Norwegian muge (heap, crowd, flock).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maʊ̯/
  • Rhymes: -aʊ

Noun

mow (plural mows)

  1. (now regional) A stack of hay, corn, beans or a barn for the storage of hay, corn, beans.
  2. The place in a barn where hay or grain in the sheaf is stowed.
Translations

Verb

mow (third-person singular simple present mows, present participle mowing, simple past and past participle mowed)

  1. (agriculture) To put into mows.
Translations

Etymology 4

Noun

mow (plural mows)

  1. Alternative form of mew (a seagull)

See also

  • Mow in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)

Anagrams

  • OMW, WMO

Middle English

Etymology 1

Feom Old English magan (to use, to win, to be able to).

Verb

mow

  1. Alternative form of mowen (to be able to)

Etymology 2

Feom Old English māwan (to mow).

Verb

mow

  1. Alternative form of mowen (to mow)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to cut down a crop.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)