stower

noun (1)
stow·​er | \ ˈstau̇ə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of stower

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal, British
: pole, post specifically : a punting pole

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Definition of stower (Entry 2 of 3)

variant spelling of stour:1

stower

noun
stow·​er | \ ˈstō(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of stower (Entry 3 of 3)

: one that stows especially : stevedore

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History and Etymology for stower

Noun (1)

Middle English sture, store, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse staurr pole, stake

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stow entry 1 + -er

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“Stower.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stower. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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