rowen

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Compare rough.

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rowen (plural rowens)

  1. A second crop of hay; aftermath.
  2. A stubble field left unploughed until late in the autumn, so that it can be cropped by cattle.
    • Mortimer
      Turn your cows, that give milk, into your rowens till snow comes.

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