POW

or P.O.W.


prisoner of war.

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British Dictionary definitions for p.o.w. (1 of 4)

pow1
/ (paʊ) /

interjection

an exclamation imitative of a collision, explosion, etc

British Dictionary definitions for p.o.w. (2 of 4)

pow2
/ (paʊ) /

noun

Scot the head or a head of hair

Word Origin for pow

a Scot variant of poll

British Dictionary definitions for p.o.w. (3 of 4)

pow3
/ (paʊ) /

noun

Scot a creek or slow stream

Word Origin for pow

C15: from earlier Scots poll

British Dictionary definitions for p.o.w. (4 of 4)

POW

abbreviation for

prisoner of war
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