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Definition of "stower" [stower]

  • One who stows; specifically, a workman who assists in stowing away the cargo in the hold of a vessel. (noun)
  • See stour, stoured. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "stower" in a sentence
  • "I love her whose absence I plain before Allah for parting-stower"
  • "I was transferred from the quarter-deck part of the ship to a flying-jib stower."
  • "It means bracing-stakes: _strut_, in carpentry, is to _brace_; and _stower_ is a small kind of stake, as distinguished from the "ten stakes" mentioned in the legend quoted by MR. COOPER."