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trow

Syllabification: trow
Pronunciation: /trō
 
/

Definition of trow in English:

verb

[with object] archaic
Think or believe: why, this is strange, I trow!
More example sentences
  • ‘‘Twill be momentous, I trow, whichsoe'er way ‘tis resolved.‘
  • Since love, of his goodness, has converted you from your sin, you shall be the best pillar of all his faith, I trow, and most harass his foes.
  • Not a very sound belief, I trow.

Origin

Old English trūwian, trēowian 'to trust'; related to truce.

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