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[mou, moh] /maʊ, moʊ/

noun, verb (used without object), mowed, mowing. Archaic.
3 .
[mou, moh] /maʊ, moʊ/ Archaic.
a wry or derisive grimace.
verb (used without object)
to make mows, mouths, or grimaces.
verb mows, mowing, mowed, mowed, mown
to cut down (grass, crops, etc) with a hand implement or machine
(transitive) to cut the growing vegetation of (a field, lawn, etc)
the part of a barn where hay, straw, etc, is stored
the hay, straw, etc, stored
noun, verb
an archaic word for grimace

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.

“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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