mowe

[ mou, moh ]
/ maʊ, moʊ /

noun, verb (used without object), mowed, mow·ing. Archaic.

Definition for mowe (2 of 2)

mow3

or mowe

[ mou, moh ]
/ maʊ, moʊ /
Archaic.

noun

a wry or derisive grimace.

verb (used without object)

to make mows, mouths, or grimaces.

Origin of mow

3
1275–1325; Middle English mowe < Middle French moue lip, pout, Old French moe < Frankish; akin to Middle Dutch mouwe protruded lip
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British Dictionary definitions for mowe (1 of 3)

mow1
/ (məʊ) /

verb mows, mowing, mowed, mowed or mown

to cut down (grass, crops, etc) with a hand implement or machine
(tr) to cut the growing vegetation of (a field, lawn, etc)

Derived forms of mow

mower, noun

Word Origin for mow

Old English māwan; related to Old High German māen, Middle Dutch maeyen to mow, Latin metere to reap, Welsh medi

British Dictionary definitions for mowe (2 of 3)

mow2
/ (maʊ) /

noun

the part of a barn where hay, straw, etc, is stored
the hay, straw, etc, stored

Word Origin for mow

Old English mūwa; compare Old Norse mūgr heap, Greek mukōn

British Dictionary definitions for mowe (3 of 3)

mow3
/ (maʊ) /

noun, verb

an archaic word for grimace

Word Origin for mow

C14: from Old French moe a pout, or Middle Dutch mouwe
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