Arow vs Prow - What's the difference?
As an adverb arow
is in a row, line, or rank; successively.
As a noun prow is
(nautical) the fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself or prow
can be .
As an adjective prow is
(archaic) brave, valiant, gallant
[merriam webster’s online dictionary – prow [http://wwwmerriam-webstercom/dictionary/prow%5b1%5d]]
In a row, line, or rank; successively.
), from Genoese Italian (m
), from (etyl
) prora, from (etyl
(nautical) The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.
* 1918 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Chapter IV
- The floating vessel swum / Uplifted, and secure with beaked prow / rode tilting o'er the waves.
- We were already rather close in; but I ordered the U-33's prow turned inshore and we crept slowly along, constantly dipping up the water and tasting it to assure ourselves that we didn't get outside the fresh-water current.
From (etyl), from (etyl) prou, from prode; more at (proud).
(archaic) Brave, valiant, gallant.
[Merriam Webster’s Online Dictionary – prow [http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prow%5B1%5D]]
- For they be two the prowest knights on ground, / And oft approu’d in many hard assay