Pronunciation: (skou), [key]
1. any of various vessels having a flat-bottomed rectangular hull with sloping ends, built in various sizes with or without means of propulsion, as barges, punts, rowboats, or sailboats.
2. Eastern U.S.a barge carrying bulk material in an open hold.
3. an old or clumsy boat; hulk; tub.
to transport by scow.
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