rowet
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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  • Rowet — Recorded in a number of different spellings including Rawet, Riatt, Ruett, Ruit, Rowat, Rowet, Rowatt and Rowett, this is a much travelled surname. It can be described as Anglo Scottish, but is possibly of Olde English pre 7th century origins, or …   Surnames reference

  • rowet — row·et …   English syllables

  • rowet — ˈrau̇ə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: probably from English dialect row rough, from Middle English, from Old English rūw , rūh rough more at rough dialect : aftermath 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Riatt — Recorded in a number of different spellings including Rawet, Riatt, Ruett, Ruit, Rowat, Rowet, Rowatt and Rowett, this is a much travelled surname. It can be described as Anglo Scottish, but is possibly of Olde English pre 7th century origins, or …   Surnames reference

  • Ruit — Recorded in a number of different spellings including Rawet, Riatt, Ruett, Ruit, Rowat, Rowet, Rowatt and Rowett, this is a much travelled surname. It can be described as Anglo Scottish, but is possibly of Olde English pre 7th century origins, or …   Surnames reference

  • Rowat — Recorded in a number of different spellings including Rowat, Rowet, Rowatt and Rowett, this is a much travelled surname. It can be described as Anglo Scottish, but is possibly of Olde English pre 7th century origins, or a French medieval… …   Surnames reference

  • Rowatt — Recorded in a number of different spellings including Rowat, Rowet, Rowatt and Rowett, this is a much travelled surname. It can be described as Anglo Scottish, but is possibly of Olde English pre 7th century origins, or a French medieval… …   Surnames reference

  • Rowett — Recorded in a number of different spellings including Rowat, Rowet, Rowatt and Rowett, this is a much travelled surname. It can be described as Anglo Scottish, but is possibly of Olde English pre 7th century origins, or a French medieval… …   Surnames reference

  • Rawet — Recorded in a number of different spellings including Makrowat, Rawet, Riatt, Ruett, Ruit, Rowat, Rowet, Rowatt and Rowett, this is a much travelled surname. It is best described as Anglo Scottish, but has so many potential origins including… …   Surnames reference

  • roughings — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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