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Stowing meaning

stowing - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Stow
  2. 2. A method of working in which the waste is packed into the space formed by excavating the vein.

stowing - examples of usage

  1. All the day before Cynthia and Milly, and many another housewife, had been making wonderful things for the dinners they were to bring, and stowing them in the great basket ready for the early morning start.
  2. Stowing away his cocked- hat in a safe corner, he retired among a crowd of betinselled officials, and earnestly entered into conversation with them, expatiating largely on his satisfaction at the sight he had that day witnessed, assuring his hearers that in Turkey, Russia, or America, or any other of the many countries he had visited, he had never seen any thing to equal the magnificence he had beheld in this important part of la belle France.
  3. Even when the cargo had been got rid of it was unpleasantly close stowing for most of us, but we had great reason to be thankful to Heaven for having escaped with our lives. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
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