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Pouteria zapota
Pouting
poutingly
pouty
POV
Povert
Poverty
poverty grass
poverty level
poverty line
Poverty Point National Monument
poverty stricken
poverty trap
poverty-stricken
POW camp
pow-wow
Powan
Poway
Powder
powder and shot
powder blue
powder compact
Powder down
powder flask
powder horn
Powder hose

POW definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a person who surrenders to (or is taken by) the enemy in time of war [syn: prisoner of war, POW]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1919 prisoner of war

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: alteration of poll Date: circa 1500 head, poll II. noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1881 a sound of a blow or explosion

Oxford Reference Dictionary

abbr. prisoner of war.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

int. expressing the sound of a blow or explosion. Etymology: imit.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(POWs) A POW is the same as a prisoner of war. N-COUNT

Moby Thesaurus

cageling, captive, chain gang, con, convict, detenu, ex-convict, gaolbird, internee, jailbird, lifer, parolee, political prisoner, prisoner, prisoner of war, stir bird, ticket-of-leave man, ticket-of-leaver, trusty




 


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