(Scotland, dated) Troll.
Other Word Forms of Trow
Origin of Trow
From Middle English trowen, trouwen, treuwen, treowen, from Old English trÄ“owan, trÄ«ewan (“to trust") and Old English trÅ«wian (“to trust, confide"), from Proto-Germanic *triwwijanÄ… (“to trust") and Proto-Germanic *trÅ«wijanÄ… (“to trust"); both from Proto-Indo-European *drew- (“faithful, true"). Akin to Scots trow, trew (“to believe, trust, confide in, prove"), Dutch trouwen (“to wed, marry"), German trauen (“to trust, marry"), Danish tro (“to believe, think"), Icelandic trúa (“to trust, believe, believe in").
Middle English trowen from Old English trēowian to trust deru- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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