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Origin of pow1
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Definition for pow (2 of 3)
noun Scot. and North England.
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A map shows each station on the route, along with marking POW camps and other landmarks along the way.
He cites an interview that a freed POW, Air Force Lt. Col. William Harrison, gave to The New York Times in 1953.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And when rappers battle one another with their wits and words, it is similar to the bam-pow!Bam! Pow! Bling! Hip-Hop's History Gets the Graphic Novel Treatment|Daniel Genis|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For years, the Obama administration avoided calling Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a POW.White House Changes Tune on Bergdahl, Says He Was a ‘Prisoner of War’|Josh Rogin|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the risks and results of fighting are not equally distributed, we default to a world that delivers “Bow-wow POW.”The Taliban Trolled the Internet with a Dog Video and Upstaged an American POW|Brian Van Reet|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She's done got a pow'ful quick tempah, my Miss Betty has, same's all my Somerset family had, bein' fust quality folks lak dey was.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
He was a skittish horse, gentle, as Andy explained, but "pow'ful nervous—had to be sort o' coaxed along."The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
There was a grand "pow-wow," as William called it, after he came.The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour|George A. Warren
Why should he be permitted to defile with the fat of his sleek locks a crown intended to adorn the grizzled pow of his elders?The Fiend's Delight|Dod Grile
Among the neighboring Cherokees, was one named Silouee, celebrated as a chief and pow-wow, or medicine man.