trow

verb
\ ˈtrō How to pronounce trow (audio) \
trowed; trowing; trows

Definition of trow

1 obsolete : believe
2 archaic : think

First Known Use of trow

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for trow

Middle English, from Old English trēowan; akin to Old English trēowe faithful, true — more at true entry 1

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“Trow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trow. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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