Frower
Frower \Frow"er\, n. [Cf. frow a frower, and Prov. E, frommard.] A tool. See 2d {Frow}. --Tusser. [1913 Webster]

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  • frower — ˈfrō(ə)r, ōə noun ( s) Etymology: perhaps alteration of obsolete froward turned away, from fro + ward; from the position of the handle : froe * * * frower see froe n …   Useful english dictionary

  • frower — frow·er …   English syllables

  • frower —  an edged tool, used in cleaving lathes. S …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Frow — Frow, n. [Cf. {Frower}.] A cleaving tool with handle at right angles to the blade, for splitting cask staves and shingles from the block; a frower. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • frow — /froh/, n. a cleaving tool having a wedge shaped blade, with a handle set at right angles to it. Also, froe. [1615 25; earlier frower, perh. n. use of FROWARD in literal sense turned away ] * * * …   Universalium

  • froe — [frəʊ] noun a cleaving tool with a handle at right angles to the blade. Origin C16: abbrev. of obs. frower, from froward in the sense turned away …   English new terms dictionary

  • frow — or froe [[t]froʊ[/t]] n. bui a cleaving tool having a wedge shaped blade, with a handle set at right angles to it • Etymology: 1615–25; earlier frower …   From formal English to slang

  • froe — /froʊ/ (say froh) noun a tool with the blade set at right angles to the handle, used for splitting roof shingles, fence palings, etc. Also, frow. {alteration of frower, from froward, because the handle is turned away} …   Australian English dictionary

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