- (an exclamation or shout of pain, dismay, etc.)
Origin of yow
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
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Examples from the Web for yow
If I do not come to yow at fyve, you are not to tarry for me, but to fall on.The Jacobite Rebellions (1689-1746)
James Pringle Thomson
In MS. G, "that yow and all they that hes done, and dois as ye do, sall."
Yow say, It is nott so; but I will wynne it throw my awin werkis.
“Yow weant move her like that, I tell you, lad,” said Hickathrift.
Now then, what are yow gimbling (grinning) at, young mester?
Word Origin and History for yow
exclamation, with various meanings, mid-15c.
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