Mow, v. i. To cut grass, etc., with a scythe, or with a machine; to cut grass for hay.

Mow (?), n. [Written also moe and mowe.] [F. moue pouting, a wry face; cf. OD. mouwe the protruded lip.] A wry face. "Make mows at him." Shak.

Mow, v. [pres. sing. Mow, pl. Mowe, Mowen, Moun.] [AS. magan. See May, v.] May; can. "Thou mow now escapen." [Obs.] Chaucer.

Our walles mowe not make hem resistence.

Mow, n. (Zoöl.) Same as Mew, a gull.

Mow (?), n. [OE. mowe, AS. m?ga.] 1. A heap or mass of hay or of sheaves of grain stowed in a barn.

2. The place in a barn where hay or grain in the sheaf is stowed.

Mow (?), v. t. To lay, as hay or sheaves of grain, in a heap or mass in a barn; to pile and stow away.

Mow, v. i. To make mouths.

Nodding, becking, and mowing.

Mow (mō), v. t. [imp. Mowed (mōd); p. p. Mowed or Mown (mōn); p. pr. & vb. n. Mowing.] [OE. mowen, mawen, AS. māwan; akin to D. maaijen, G. mähen, OHG. mājan, Dan. meie, L. metere to reap, mow, Gr. 'ama^n. Cf. Math, Mead a meadow, Meadow.] 1. To cut down, as grass, with a scythe or machine.

2. To cut the grass from; as, to mow a meadow.

3. To cut down; to cause to fall in rows or masses, as in mowing grass; -- with down; as, a discharge of grapeshot mows down whole ranks of men.