preposition, adverb, adjective

a Scots word for over

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Examples from the Web for ower

Historical Examples of ower

  • A' wud dae it a' ower again if a' hed the chance; he got naethin' but his due.

  • And maybe I hae been ower lang in comin to that same plainness!

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald

  • What's comin' ower thee, my lad, that thou looks so, and talks so?

  • Nay, Mr. Bonnithorne, there's ower much nastment in the weather yet.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • Mind as you're not ower keen at seein' the ins and oots o' that pewter.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine