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mow



Pronunciation: (mō), [key]
v., mowed, mowed or mown, mow•ing.


v.t.
1. to cut down (grass, grain, etc.) with a scythe or a machine.
2. to cut grass, grain, etc., from: to mow the lawn.

v.i.
1. to cut down grass, grain, etc.
2. mow down,
a. to destroy or kill indiscriminately or in great numbers, as troops in battle.
b. to defeat, overwhelm, or overcome: The team mowed down its first four opponents.
c. to knock down.

mow



Pronunciation: (mou), [key]
n.
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.

v.t.
Chiefly Northern and North Midland U.S.to store (hay) in a barn.

mow



Pronunciation: (mou, mō), [key] Archaic.

n.
a wry or derisive grimace.

v.i.
to make mows, mouths, or grimaces. Also,mowe.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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