verb (used without object), dowed or dought [dout] /daʊt/, dow·ing. Scot. and North England.
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or dau, dow
Origin of dhow
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or Douw, Dow
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Examples from the Web for dow
On Friday, both the Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs.GOP’s Biggest 2016 Problem: Clinton’s Numbers Among White Voters|Lloyd Green|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Side effects may include recession, job contraction, 401(k) bruising, recurrent Dow fluctuation, and IRA bleeding.Up to a Point: PJ O’Rourke on Sochi and Senate Slackers|P. J. O’Rourke|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared nearly 200 points, closing above 16,000.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is at about 15,727, also near a record high.
Stocks are booming, with the S&P and the Dow each near record highs.
We are using our weak moyen and credit for you up at our own court, as we dow.Letters of Samuel Rutherford|Samuel Rutherford
"I down't see nothink wrong with it," the driver interrupted.
I walked into the public-house, and stopped at the door of a room in which Dow and the piper were sitting drinking.The Little Minister|J. M. Barrie
Priest Dow then led me back to the nursery, and left me with the Superior.Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal|Sarah J Richardson
Mykes the 'ouse look a bit classy, I think, but Aunt says they're living in sin an' she down't feel 'appy about it.
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Dow or Douw
Word Origin and History for dow
1799, original language unknown, "single-masted native vessel used on Arabian Sea," later widely applied to all Arab vessels. Klein suggests a relation to Persian dav "running."