Dos vs Dows - What's the difference?

dos | dows |


As a noun dos

is can, tin.

As a proper noun dows is

a city in iowa.

dos

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • (computing) ; a family of 16-bit text-based operating systems for early IBM personal computers
  • Derived terms

    * DR-DOS * MS-DOS

    Initialism

    (Initialism) (head)
  • (military) Date(s) of service
  • (military) Date of separation
  • (US) Department of State
  • (sciences) Density of states
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    dows

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (dow)

  • dow

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) dugan'', from (etyl) . Cognate with Dutch ''deugen'', German ''taugen'', Swedish ''duga .

    Verb

  • (obsolete) To be worth.
  • (obsolete) To be of use, have value.
  • To have the strength for, to be able to.
  • To thrive, prosper.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) douer'', from (etyl) ''dotare .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To furnish with a dower; to endow.
  • Etymology 3

    Noun

    (en noun)
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