Bemow vs Betow - What's the difference?

bemow | betow |


As verbs the difference between bemow and betow

is that bemow is (obsolete) to mock or mock at, especially with grimaces while betow is to tow about; pull; draw; lead about; conduct.

bemow

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • (obsolete) To mock or mock at, especially with grimaces.
  • betow

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To tow about; pull; draw; lead about; conduct.
  • To educate; influence; steer; direct.
  • To bestow; apply.
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