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trow

[ troh ]
/ troʊ /
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verb (used with or without object) Archaic.
to believe, think, or suppose.
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Origin of trow

before 900; Middle English trowen,Old English trēow(i)an to believe, derivative of trēow belief; akin to Old Norse trūa,German trauen,Gothic trauan to trust, believe. See trust, true
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trow
/ (trəʊ) /

verb
archaic to think, believe, or trust

Word Origin for trow

Old English treow; related to Old Frisian triūwe, Old Saxon treuwa, Old High German triuwa; see troth, true
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