Dictionary

scow

noun \ˈska\

Definition of SCOW

:  a large flat-bottomed boat with broad square ends used chiefly for transporting bulk material (as ore, sand, or refuse)

Origin of SCOW

Dutch schouw; akin to Old High German scalta punt pole
First Known Use: 1669

Rhymes with SCOW

SCOW Defined for Kids

scow

noun \ˈska\

Definition of SCOW for Kids

:  a large boat with a flat bottom and square ends that is used chiefly for loading and unloading ships and for carrying rubbish

Browse

3 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: scowder (verb)Previous Word in the Dictionary: scovyAll Words Near: scow
July 07, 2015
hoosegow Hear it
jail
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears