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Meaning of FROW

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Frow\, n. [D. vrouw; akin to G. frau woman, wife, goth,
    fr['a]uja master, lord, AS. fre['a].]
    1. A woman; especially, a Dutch or German woman. --Beau. &
       Fl.
    
    2. A dirty woman; a slattern. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
    
    
  2. \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.
    
    
  3. \Frow\, a.
    Brittle. [Obs.] --Evelyn.
    
    
 

 

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