Mow meaning

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The place in a barn where hay, grain, or other feed is stored.
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A stack of hay or other feed stored in a barn.
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To cut down (grass or grain) with a scythe or a mechanical device.
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To cut grass or grain from (a lawn, field, etc.)
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To cut (grass or grain) from.

Mow the lawn.

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To cut down (standing grass or grain) with a sickle, scythe, lawn mower, etc.
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A stack or heap of hay, grain, etc., esp. in a barn.
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The part of a barn where hay or grain is stored; haymow or hayloft.
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The definition of a mow is a stack of hay.

An example of a mow is the winter's supply of hay stored in a barn.

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Mow is defined as to cut down.

An example of mow is using a weed whacker to cut down weeds.

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To cut down grass or other growth.
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mow down
  • to cause to fall like grass or grain being cut
  • to kill or destroy as with swift, sudden strokes, gunfire, etc.
  • to overwhelm (an opponent)
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of mow

  • Middle English mowen from Old English māwan mē-4 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English stack of hay from Old English mūga

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition