Usage examples for scow

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. I says as how Scraggy can keep away from my scow. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  7. He's went up to bring down his scow. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  8. On the other side was an old scow moored to the bank. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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)
  14. 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