Definition of sow:
- A female pig or swine; the principal bar in the cast run off from a smelting- furnace, the numerous small bars branching off from it on the right and left being called pigs.
- To scatter on the ground for the purpose of growth; to spread seed over tilled soil, as a field or garden; to spread; to scatter; to propagate.
spray, instill, use a broadcast, inseminate, strew, cow, pepper, aerate, set out, hind, deadhead, ewe, bonsai, compost, jenny, dam, do the, scatter, bed out, fertilise, use a drill, put in small grain, dot, sow in, set, drill in, der, inculcate, bitch, infix, propagate, doe, bestrew, feed, hen, ding, broadcast, girl, cross-fertilize, sough, cross-pollinate, d down, drill, breed, spot, put in, plant, start, seed down, seed, fertilize, fecundate, sprinkle, duck, enroot, disseminate.
- "The Re-echo Club", Carolyn Wells.
Her sympathy made everything worth while- put colour and pleasure into this new and strange adventure, of women going out to break up and plough and sow the ancient land of our fathers, which the fighting men had handed over to them.- "Elizabeth's Campaign", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.
- "A Shropshire Lad", A. E. Housman Commentator: William Stanley Braithwaite.