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.
Origin of stow
Related formsstow·a·ble, adjectivere·stow, verb (used with object)
Definition for stow (2 of 2)
Examples 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