jow

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

jow (plural jows)

  1. (historical) A pre-metric unit of length in India, equal to approximately a quarter of an inch

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

jow (third-person singular present jows, present participle jowin, past jowt, past participle jowt)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To ring or toll (a bell).

Noun[edit]

jow (plural jows)

  1. A stroke of a bell.