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.

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  • "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."

    The Skipper and the Skipped Being the Shore Log of Cap'n Aaron Sproul

  • 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.

    David Crockett

  • But toward night the blacksmith concluded his iron wouldn't make a ploughshare, but 'twould make a fine skow.

    David Crockett

  • 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. "

    David Crockett


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