stow

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stow

transitive verb \ˈstō\

: to put (something that is not being used) in a place where it is available, where it can be kept safely, etc.

Full Definition of STOW

1
:  house, lodge
2
a :  to put away for future use :  store
b obsolete :  to lock up for safekeeping :  confine
3
a :  to dispose in an orderly fashion :  arrange, pack
b :  load
4
slang :  to put aside :  stop
5
a archaic :  crowd
b :  to eat or drink up —usually used with away <stowed away a huge dinner>

Examples of STOW

  1. He stowed his gear in a locker.
  2. Luggage may be stowed under the seat.

Origin of STOW

Middle English, to place, from stowe place, from Old English stōw; akin to OldFrisian stō place, Greek stylos pillar — more at steer
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with STOW

Stow

biographical name \ˈstō\

Definition of STOW

John 1525–1605 Eng. hist. & antiquarian

Stow

geographical name \ˈstō\

Definition of STOW

city NE Ohio NE of Akron pop 34,837

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