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OTHER WORDS FROM mownun·mown, adjective
Words nearby mown
Definition for mown (2 of 4)
verb (used with object), mowed, mowed or mown, mow·ing.
verb (used without object), mowed, mowed or mown, mow·ing.
- to destroy or kill indiscriminately or in great numbers, as troops in battle.
- to defeat, overwhelm, or overcome: The team mowed down its first four opponents.
- to knock down.
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Definition for mown (3 of 4)
verb (used with object)
Origin of mow2
Definition for mown (4 of 4)
verb (used without object)
Origin of mow3
Example sentences from the Web for mown
At the hour she reached Pencoch the mown hay was dry and the people were gathering it together.My Neighbors|Caradoc Evans
With effect too, for the front rows went down like mown corn.The White Hand and the Black|Bertram Mitford
While passing through a grass field recently mown, a lark flew up from almost under my feet.A Walk from London to John O'Groat's|Elihu Burritt
Miller's house, the cornfield east, the mown field south, the turnpike and the woods west.Following the Flag|Charles Carleton Coffin
These magnificent troopers, men of great physical strength and of the highest courage, advanced only to be mown down.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott