fower

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From fow.

Noun[edit]

fower (plural fowers)

  1. (Early Modern English, dated) One who cleans (fows), as in cooking utensils or house maintenance.

Etymology 2[edit]

Middle English fower, from Old English fēower.

Cardinal number[edit]

fower

  1. (Geordie, cardinal) four

Noun[edit]

fower (uncountable)

  1. The digit 4 in the NATO phonetic alphabet. It is pronounced with two syllables, to prevent possible accidental confusion with other digits.

Middle English[edit]

Numeral[edit]

fower

  1. four

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English fower, from Old English fēower.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fʌur], ['fʌuər]
  • (Southwestern Scotland) IPA(key): [fuwr]

Cardinal number[edit]

fower

  1. (cardinal) four

Derived terms[edit]

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