rowen [rou-uh n] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Chiefly Northern U.S. the second crop of grass or hay in a season; aftermath.
Origin of rowen 1300–50; Middle English reywayn Old North French *rewain; cognate with French regain Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for rowen Historical Examples of rowen
It is soft as the autumn rowen, and mixed with all the delicate, fragrant herbs of the marsh.
They also brought along with them Rowen, the daughter of Hengist, one of the most accomplished beauties of that age.
Every farmer knows the milk-producing properties of rowen, or second crop, which is generally cut before it ripens.
They are all stabled throughout the year, except in harvest time, when they are turned out for a few weeks to rowen feed.
He sues the lady Rowen’a to become his bride, and threatens to kill both Cedric and Ivanhoe if she refuses.
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British Dictionary definitions for rowen rowen noun another word forWord Origin for rowen C14 reywayn, corresponding to Old French regaïn, from re- + gaïn rowen, from gaignier to till, earn; see gain 1 Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012