The laird of mowe, here mentioned, was the only gentleman of note killed in the skirmish on the Scottish side.
The Laird of mowe here mentioned was the only gentleman of note killed in the skirmish on the Scottish side.
Beneath him were the rapids of the mowe, over which a watery moon threw a faint, flickering light.
About three miles before it reaches the town, the river mowe undulates through a plain.
The lands of mowe are situated upon the river Bowmont, in Roxburghshire.
Old English mawan "to mow" (class VII strong verb; past tense meow, past participle mawen), from Proto-Germanic *mæanan (cf. Middle Low German maeyen, Dutch maaien, Old High German maen, German mähen "to mow," Old English mæd "meadow"), from PIE root *me- "to mow, to cut down grass or grain with a sickle or scythe" (cf. poetic Greek amao, Latin metere "to reap, mow, crop," Italian mietere, Old Irish meithleorai "reapers," Welsh medi). Related: Mowed; mown; mowing.
"stack of hay," Old English muga, muwa "a heap, swath of corn, crowd of people," earlier muha, from Proto-Germanic *mugon (cf. Old Norse mugr "a heap," mostr "crowd"), of uncertain origin.