from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See scow.
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June 18, 2008 at 5:23 am o, yu aer ebil. next fing yule be sayin is teh Enterprize izza garbj skow.
"I've beat nor'west from the railroad, fetched a covered bridge on the port quarter, shipmates," he roared, jovially, "and here I be, bearin's lost and dead-reck'nin 'skow-wowed."
So my neighbor, tired of working, cried, 'A skow let it be; 'and the blacksmith, taking up the red-hot iron, threw it into a trough of hot water near him, and as it fell in, it sung out skow.
But toward night the blacksmith concluded his iron wouldn't make a ploughshare, but 'twould make a fine skow.
Between that and Carlsruhe we pass the Rhine in a common skow with oars, where it is between three and four hundred yards wide.
Like the launch of an advanced garbage skow mainly used to do junior high science-fair projects in low gravity.
He'll keep you all here, doing nothing, and finally his bill will turn up a skow; now mind if it don't. "
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