Trow Definition

trō
trows
verb
To believe, think, suppose, etc.
Webster's New World

(archaic or dialectal) To trust or believe.

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(archaic or dialectal) To have confidence in, or to give credence to.

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noun

(archaic or dialectal, uncountable) Trust or faith.

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(dated, nautical, countable) Any of several flat-bottomed sailing boats used for fishing or for carrying bulk goods.

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(Scotland, dated) Troll.

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Other Word Forms of Trow

Noun

Singular:
trow
Plural:
trows

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").

    From Wiktionary

  • 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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