pow

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

pow

  1. Represents the sound of a violent impact, such as a punch.
  2. Represents the sound of an explosion.
Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

pow (plural pows)

  1. The sound of a violent impact.
  2. The sound of an explosion.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant forms.

Noun[edit]

pow (plural pows)

  1. (Scotland, Ireland, northern England) Alternative form of poll.
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 24:
      he'd snuffle round the door till the few remaining hairs on the bald pow of Munro would fair rise on end.

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Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pow m (plural powyow)

  1. country, land
  2. province, region

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Scots form of English poll.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pow (plural pows)

  1. head (of a human, animal, flower etc.)
    Three times the carline grain'd and rifted, / Then frae the cod her pow she lifted. Three times the old woman groaned and belched, then from the pillow her head she lifted. (Allan Ramsay, ‘Lucky Spence's Last Advice’)