[ jou, joh ]

  1. the ringing, tolling, or sound of a bell.

verb (used with object)
  1. to ring or toll (a bell).

  2. to hit or strike (especially the head).

verb (used without object)
  1. to rock from side to side.

Origin of jow

1510–20; variant of joll (now dial.), Middle English jollen to strike < ?

Words Nearby jow Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use jow in a sentence

  • Hwersa tha dêga vppa sin olderlôngste sind ånd thju svnne fon top skinth, then skinth se linrjucht vppa jow hole del.