mow (n.) Old form(s): mowe, mowes
derisive grimace, pout, mocking expression
Cym I.vii.41[Iachimo to Innogen] apes and monkeys ... would chatter this way, and / Contemn with mows the other
Ham II.ii.363[Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, of Claudius] those that would make mows at him [F mowes; Q2 mouths]
Tem III.iii.84.2[stage direction] the shapes ... dance with mocks and mows
Tem IV.i.47[Ariel to Prospero, of the spirits] Each one ... / Will be here with mop and mow
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