trow
verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English trēowan; akin to Old English trēowe faithful, true — more at true Date: before 12th century 1. obsolete believe 2. archaic think

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  • Trow — Trow, v. i. & t. [OE. trowen, AS. tre[ o]wan to trust, believe, fr. tre[ o]w trust, tre[ o]we true, faithful. See {True}.] To believe; to trust; to think or suppose. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] So that ye trow in Christ, and you baptize. Chaucer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trow — ist ein Familienname: Meirion James Trow (* 1949), britischer Autor, der unter dem Kürzel M. J. Trow veröffentlicht. Trow bezeichnet einen Lastkahn auf dem englischen Fluss Severn mit abklappbaren Mast zur Passage von Brücken. Siehe auch: Throw …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trow — Trow, n. A boat with an open well amidships. It is used in spearing fish. Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trow — index presuppose, surmise Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • trow — O.E. treowian to trust, believe, from treow faith, belief, from P.Gmc. *truwian (see TRUE (Cf. true)). Cognate with Ger. trauen …   Etymology dictionary

  • trow — [trō, trou] vi., vt. [ME trowen < OE treowian, to have trust in (akin to Ger trauen) < treow, faith, belief: see TRUE] Archaic to believe, think, suppose, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Trow — A trow was a type of cargo boat found in the past on the River Severn in England and used to transport goods. The mert could be taken down so that the trow could go under bridges, such as the bridge at Worcester and the many bridges up and… …   Wikipedia

  • trow — lit·trow; trow·el·man; trow·ie; trow·ing; trow; trow·el; trow·el·er; …   English syllables

  • Trow — Recorded at various times in a wide range of spellings including Trew, Trewer, Trow, Trowe, Trower, and the eclectic spellings of Truor, Trahar, and Trohear, this is an English surname. It has two possible origins. The first being a nickname for… …   Surnames reference

  • trow — 1) a double boat, especially one used in salmon spearing at night with lights where nets cannot be used. It consisted of two single, narrow, flat bottomed boats, each about ten feet long, fourteen inches extreme breadth, and twelve inches deep,… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • trow — I. /troʊ/ (say troh), /traʊ/ (say trow) verb (i) Archaic to believe, think, or suppose. {Middle English trowen, Old English trūwian believe, trust} II. /troʊ/ (say troh) noun Chiefly Tasmania → trove1. {British dialect form of …   Australian English dictionary

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