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stow / stō/ • v. [tr.] pack or store (an object) carefully and neatly in a particular place: the bathhouse offers baskets in which to stow your clothes | she stowed the map away in the glove compartment. PHRASES: stow it! inf. used as a way of urging someone to be quiet or to stop doing something.PHRASAL VERBS: stow away conceal oneself on a ship, aircraft, or other passenger vehicle in order to travel secretly or without paying the fare: he stowed away on a ship bound for South Africa.

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stow †place XIV; put away to be stored XV; place (cargo) in a ship XVI. Aphetic of BESTOW; naut. sense perh. infl. by Du. stouwen.
Hence stowage XIV. Comp. stowaway person who hides in a ship. XIX; f. phr. s. (oneself) away.

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Stow

Stow (stō), city (1990 pop. 27,702), Summit co., NE Ohio, a suburb of Akron; settled 1802, inc. as a city 1960. Chiefly residential, it has some light industry.

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