dow

play
verb \ˈdau̇\

Definition of dow

dought

play \ˈdau̇t\ or

dowed

play \ˈdau̇d\

dowing

chiefly Scottish

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to be able or capable

Origin and Etymology of dow

Middle English dow, deih have worth, am able, from Old English dēah, dēag; akin to Old High German toug is worthy, is useful — more at doughty


First Known Use: before 12th century


1949

First Known Use of dow

1949



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