Definition of 'stow'
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And when he departed the clubs were safely stowed away in his car and departed too. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The swivel desk is shown stowed away and the ladder can be positioned to the left or right. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He had stowed away on a ferry to Dover and was granted refugee status. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And it's not just been temporarily detached and stowed in the boot, either. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is thought the Sudanese men stowed away in the luggage compartment as the bus waited to board a ferry in Calais. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'stow'
British English: stow VERB
If you stow something somewhere, you carefully put it there until it is needed.
I helped her stow her bags in the boot of the car.
Definition of stow from the Collins English Dictionary
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