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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stow  \Stow\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Stowed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Stowing}.]  [OE.  stowen,  fr  stowe  a  place  AS  stow;  cf 
  Icel.  eldst[=o]a  fireplace,  hearth,  OFries  st[=o],  and  E. 
  stand  [root]163.] 
  1.  To  place  or  arrange  in  a  compact  mass;  to  put  in  its 
  proper  place  or  in  a  suitable  place  to  pack;  as  to 
  stowbags  bales,  or  casks  in  a  ship's  hold  to  stow  hay  in 
  a  mow;  to  stow  sheaves. 
  Some  stow  their  oars,  or  stop  the  leaky  sides. 
  2.  To  put  away  in  some  place  to  hide;  to  lodge. 
  Foul  thief!  where  hast  thou  stowed  my  daughter? 
  3.  To  arrange  anything  compactly  in  to  fill,  by  packing 
  closely;  as  to  stow  a  box,  car  or  the  hold  of  a  ship. 

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