1400–50; late Middle English: one who mows; see mow1, -er1 Unabridged
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mow1 (məʊ)
vb , mows, mowing, mowed, mowed, mown
1.  to cut down (grass, crops, etc) with a hand implement or machine
2.  (tr) to cut the growing vegetation of (a field, lawn, etc)
[Old English māwan; related to Old High German māen, Middle Dutch maeyen to mow, Latin metere to reap, Welsh medi]

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Word Origin & History

mid-15c., agent noun from mow (v.). Mechanical sense is from 1852.
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Example sentences
Of-course this also requires a large lawn mower, gas trimmer and other
  gas-powered tools to maintain.
One guy has a home made plug in electric car powered by a law mower engine to
  boost his range.
And in the fall, instead of raking the leaves, chop them up with the mower and
  leave them there.
The riding mower out over east at the softball field was still going back and
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