Rowen Row"en, n. [Cf. E. rough, OE. row, rowe.] [Called also {rowet}, {rowett}, {rowings}, {roughings}.] 1. A stubble field left unplowed till late in the autumn, that it may be cropped by cattle. [1913 Webster]

Turn your cows, that give milk, into your rowens till snow comes. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

2. The second growth of grass in a season; aftermath. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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