Usage examples for scow

  1. On the other side was an old scow moored to the bank. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  2. Far across the stream a mud scow fretted and fluttered like a duck in distress, making just enough of noise to cry " silence" in the ear of night. – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  3. The oncoming tug was barely twice its length from the scow when Boyd saw Big George cease his violent antics and level a revolver directly at the wheel- house of the opposing craft. – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  4. Finally her gaze dropped to the scow, where little rivers of water made crooked paths across the deck. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  5. He had not been gone an hour, rumour said- had taken a scow and provisions, and dropped down the river. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  6. The four men forming the crew of the scow returned late, and by their loud talk Cyril, who kept his eyes closed, judged that they were in liquor. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  7. One sea washed entirely over the last scow and nearly upset it. – Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis
  8. As the sun rose and we neared the shore, there came into view on the near end of the island the rickety outline of a palsied old dock, clutching with one arm a group of piles anchored in the marsh grass, and extending the other as if in welcome to the slow- moving scow. – A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others by F. Hopkinson Smith
  9. Then I turned the other way, but my hands, which I held up, still touched nothing but the hard, slimy bottom of the scow. – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton
  10. He's went up to bring down his scow. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  11. " De scow, she not com'. – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  12. The land that used to be part of your field seems to be on a scow or something or other and we're on the land that's on the scow. – Pee-Wee Harris Adrift by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  13. I seen him wanst, whin some scow unloaders sthruck in Lemont or some other distant place, put on his coat, lay down his shovel, an' go out, be hivins, alone. – Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen by Finley Peter Dunne
  14. The big Captain lumbered along in her wake, like a large scow towed by a small tug. –  by
  15. The German spies, like Boy- Ed and von Papen, arranged to blow up American munition factories and held dinners waiting for a telephone message saying that the magazine had just exploded or the depot had taken fire or a scow had been sunk, after which they drank the health of the man who lighted the match. – The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon by Newell Dwight Hillis
  16. Eleven minutes of the second quarter were gone when " Mud Scow" Drake went over for the second touchdown. – Over the Line by Harold M. Sherman
  17. I says as how Scraggy can keep away from my scow. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  18. His father told him to go ahead and take a load, and William thereupon brought a great scow up to the pier near the stables, proceeded to load it, and when his father protested, pointed out that he had not specified the kind of load, but that he had meant a scow- load. – American Men of Mind by Burton E. Stevenson
  19. He spurred his horse, the black Spaniard, over the stage and on the deck of the scow, drove him its full length, snorting; set the spurs hard at the farther end and plunged deliberately off into the swift, muddy stream. – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  20. She tried to take him out of the room, and then Cousin Harriet come down on her like a scow load of brick. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln