Definitions of OW

  1. To be under obligation for.
  2. To be indebted for.
  3. To be indebted; be due.

Usage examples for OW

  1. What grace soever the Queen conferr'd upon him, it was not to her only he ow'd the fortune which the reputation of his wit made. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  2. The sound of ow in town, is a diphthongal, or a double, sound. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  3. " So as soon as ow crowd got control of affairs we'd a shut the thing up, on'y faw Jeff- Jack. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  4. " And after that- I paid no attention at the time- it seems to me I did hear a cab in the street-" " Ow – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  5. I thought it was a charge, but I reckon it's on'y a meet'n of ow people in the square. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  6. Ow na; but I'll tell him the neist time I see him. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  7. You've seen her last poem: 'Slaves to ow own slaves- Neveh! – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  8. Her appearance alarmed both the children, who fancied she, also, was about to faint as Moses had done, yet she did not fall nor did her gaze waver; and impelled by its sternness to make reply, Monty finally stammered: " H- h- h- hay- m- m- ow – The Brass Bound Box by Evelyn Raymond
  9. " Ow ay; nae doot," replied Marget, with bitterness, of which Bruce took no notice. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  10. Ow ay, an' welcome! – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  11. Now, watchman, tell me exactly 'ow this thing 'appened. – Project Gutenberg, Deep Waters, by W.W. Jacobs by W.W. Jacobs
  12. Ow it's jist this- at this same's midsimmer day, an' Blew Peter, honest fallow! – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  13. The Greeks should be shown- Ow – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  14. " Ow now, don't si that! – The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
  15. Ow now you've cut my nose! – Four Little Blossoms and Their Winter Fun by Mabel C. Hawley
  16. Some very knowing rats on the other side of the door got a piece of string, tied it to his tail, pulled all together, and made Mr. Puss me- ow very loud, and he found that instead of his catching a rat, the rats had caught him. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  17. " Certainly you saved my life, and-" " Ow I don't mean that." – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  18. " Ow ay- the boadies," he answered. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  19. Ow ay; but she luikit sae angry at me, I cudna speyk. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  20. Ow jist for fear ye sud ken. – Malcolm by George MacDonald