(Mov"ing*ly), adv. In a moving manner. Addison.
(Mov"ing*ness), n. The power of moving.
(Mow) n. [Written also moe and mowe.] [F. moue pouting, a wry face; cf. OD. mouwe the protruded
lip.] A wry face. "Make mows at him." Shak.
(Mow), v. i. To make mouths.
Nodding, becking, and mowing.Tyndale.
(Mow), n. (Zoöl.) Same as Mew, a gull.
(Mow), v. [pres. sing. Mow, pl. Mowe, Mowen, Moun.] [AS. magan. See May, v.] May; can.
"Thou mow now escapen." [Obs.] Chaucer.
Our walles mowe not make hem resistence.Chaucer.
(Mow) v. t. [imp. Mowed (mod); p. p. Mowed or Mown (mon); p. pr. & vb. n. Mowing.] [OE.
mowen, mawen, AS. mawan; akin to D. maaijen, G. mähen, OHG. majan, Dan. meie, L. metere to
reap, mow, Gr. 'ama^n. Cf. Math, Mead a meadow, Meadow.]
1. To cut down, as grass, with a scythe or machine.
2. To cut the grass from; as, to mow a meadow.
3. To cut down; to cause to fall in rows or masses, as in mowing grass; with down; as, a discharge of
grapeshot mows down whole ranks of men.
(Mow), v. i. To cut grass, etc., with a scythe, or with a machine; to cut grass for hay.
(Mow) n. [OE. mowe, AS. mga.]
1. A heap or mass of hay or of sheaves of grain stowed in a barn.
2. The place in a barn where hay or grain in the sheaf is stowed.
(Mow) v. t. To lay, as hay or sheaves of grain, in a heap or mass in a barn; to pile and stow away.
(Mow"burn`) v. i. To heat and ferment in the mow, as hay when housed too green.
(Mowe) v. See 4th Mow. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Mowe), n. & v. See 1st & 2d Mow. [Obs.]
(Mow"er) n. One who, or that which, mows; a mowing machine; as, a lawn mower.
1. The act of one who, or the operation of that which, mows.
2. Land from which grass is cut; meadow land.