dow

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[ dou, doh ]
/ daʊ, doʊ /

verb (used without object), dowed or dought [dout] /daʊt/, dow·ing. Scot. and North England.

to be able.
to thrive; prosper; do well.

Nearby words

  1. dovetail plane,
  2. dovetail saw,
  3. dovetailed,
  4. dovish,
  5. dovzhenko,
  6. dow jones,
  7. dow jones average,
  8. dow jones industrial average,
  9. dow metal,
  10. dow, gerard

Origin of dow

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before 900; Middle English dowen, doghen, Old English dugan to be worthy; cognate with German taugen; cf. doughty

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British Dictionary definitions for dowed

Dow

/ (daʊ, Dutch dɔu) /

noun

See Dou
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