howe

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noun \ˈhau̇, ˈhō\

Definition of howe

Scotland

  1. :  hollow, valley

Origin and Etymology of howe

Middle English (northern) holl hollow place, from Old English hol, from hol, adjective, hollow — more at hole


First Known Use: before 12th century


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Definition of Howe

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