from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To be able to; may; must.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. pl. of mow, may.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To be able; may; must. See mow.
  • Must.


From Middle English mown, mowen, from Old English magon, plural present indicative of magan ("to be able to, may"). More at mow, may. (Wiktionary)


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