Meaning of scow


Pronunciation: (skou), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various vessels having a flat-bottomed rectangular hull with sloping ends, built in various sizes with or without means of propulsion, as barges, punts, rowboats, or sailboats.
  2. a barge carrying bulk material in an open hold.
  3. an old or clumsy boat; hulk; tub.
  1. to transport by scow.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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