Definition for MOW

MOW, n. [Sax. mowe or muga; It. mucchio, a heap or mass; Sp. mucho, much; Sw. mycken, many, much.]

A heap, mass or pile of hay deposited in a barn. [We never give this name to hay piled in the field or open air. The latter is called a stack or rick.]

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