trow

[ troh ]
/ troʊ /

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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British Dictionary definitions for trow

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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