verb (used with object)
- to put (cargo, provisions, etc.) in the places intended for them.
- to put (sails, spars, gear, etc.) in the proper place or condition when not in use.
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Origin of stow
OTHER WORDS FROM stowstow·a·ble, adjectivere·stow, verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for stow
The $9 “Priority Boarding” fee on Delta so you can “stow your bags without hassle”?Those Awful Airline Fees From United, American, Delta, and the Rest Add Up|William J. McGee|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mrs. Ford would have politely told her critics to stow it, though she might have agreed with them on a thing or two.
I have tempted him for variety to stow himself in the woodbox.Chimney-Pot Papers|Charles S. Brooks
"Stow that, Daisy, or I'll drive those teeth you're so proud of down your throat," said the tall wardswoman.Workhouse Characters|Margaret Wynne Nevinson