lowrie

noun
low·​rie | \ ˈlau̇ri\
plural -s

Definition of lowrie

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scottish
: fox has greedy lowrie been among thy sheep— David Sillar

lowrie

low·​rie | \ ˈlōri\

Definition of lowrie (Entry 2 of 2)

Australian variant of

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First Known Use of lowrie

Noun

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lowrie

Noun

from Lowrie, nickname from the name Lawrence

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