American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Archaic To think.
- v. Obsolete To suppose.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To believe; trust.
- To think; suppose.
- n. A channel or spout of wood for conveying water to a mill; a flume: sometimes used in the plural with the same sense: as, the mill-trows.
- n. A boat with an open live-well for fish; a sort of fishing-smack or lighter.
- n. Same as drow and troll.
- n. obsolete, uncountable trust or faith
- v. obsolete To trust or believe
- v. obsolete To have confidence in, or to give credence to
- n. dated, nautical, countable Any of several flat-bottomed sailing boats used for fishing or for carrying bulk goods
- n. Scotland, dated troll
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A boat with an open well amidships. It is used in spearing fish.
- v. Archaic To believe; to trust; to think or suppose.
- From Old English truwian, akin to German trauen (Wiktionary)
- Middle English trowen, from Old English trēowian, to trust; see deru- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I broke up Johnny Kettle's old "trow," in which he kneaded his bread, for material.”
“In harmony with the ballad form the poet uses certain old words, such as "trow," "wist," and "countree.”
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“They were stop by cop Roger try to show them the copy of the court paper but they trow it in the gravel”
“They did bring them to the cop station trow my son in jail”
“There are some words I try not to say, like 'trow' for throw.”
“I really have to run but I am also taken by those who trow about the word “truth”.”
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“A couple of scrawny skater kids dropped trow and flopped their little dicks around.”
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1937, coined in the fantasy tales of J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973).
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