Mow



[moh] /moʊ/

verb (used with object), mowed, mowed or mown, mowing.
1.
to cut down (grass, grain, etc.) with a scythe or a machine.
2.
to cut grass, grain, etc., from:
to mow the lawn.
verb (used without object), mowed, mowed or mown, mowing.
3.
to cut down grass, grain, etc.
Verb phrases
4.
mow down,

[mou] /maʊ/
noun
1.
the place in a barn where hay, sheaves of grain, etc., are stored.
2.
a heap or pile of hay or of sheaves of grain in a barn.
verb (used with object)
3.
Chiefly Northern and North Midland U.S. to store (hay) in a barn.
[mou, moh] /maʊ, moʊ/ Archaic.
noun
1.
a wry or derisive grimace.
verb (used without object)
2.
to make mows, mouths, or grimaces.
/məʊ/
verb mows, mowing, mowed, mowed, mown
1.
to cut down (grass, crops, etc) with a hand implement or machine
2.
(transitive) to cut the growing vegetation of (a field, lawn, etc)
/maʊ/
noun
1.
the part of a barn where hay, straw, etc, is stored
2.
the hay, straw, etc, stored
/maʊ/
noun, verb
1.
an archaic word for grimace
v.

Old English mawan “to mow” (class VII strong verb; past tense meow, past participle mawen), from Proto-Germanic *mæanan (cf. Middle Low German maeyen, Dutch maaien, Old High German maen, German mähen “to mow,” Old English mæd “meadow”), from PIE root *me- “to mow, to cut down grass or grain with a sickle or scythe” (cf. poetic Greek amao, Latin metere “to reap, mow, crop,” Italian mietere, Old Irish meithleorai “reapers,” Welsh medi). Related: Mowed; mown; mowing.
n.

“stack of hay,” Old English muga, muwa “a heap, swath of corn, crowd of people,” earlier muha, from Proto-Germanic *mugon (cf. Old Norse mugr “a heap,” mostr “crowd”), of uncertain origin.
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