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[dou, doh] /daʊ, doʊ/
verb (used without object), dowed or dought
[dout] /daʊt/ (Show IPA),
dowing. Scot. and North England.
1.
to be able.
2.
to thrive; prosper; do well.
Origin of dow1
900
before 900; Middle English dowen, doghen, Old English dugan to be worthy; cognate with German taugen; cf. doughty
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Dow

/daʊ; Dutch dɔu/
noun
1.
See Dou
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