• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Sowins See Sowens.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sowins See sowens.
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In literature:

My wife was to the sowin' circle.
"The Complete Works of Artemus Ward" by Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
Tom he went a-sowin', to sow a field of grain; But half of that 'ere sowin' was altogether in vain.
"Farm Ballads" by Will Carleton
An' sure you'll be well for fall sowin'.
"The Desert of Wheat" by Zane Grey
The Fritzes was sowin a big field in front of the battery with wash boilers.
""Same old Bill, eh Mable!"" by Edward Streeter
All hands helpin' so makes light work of raisin' cabins or barns, sowin', reapin', or clearin'.
"The Sun Maid" by Evelyn Raymond
I thought the old pasture would be ploughed ready fer spring sowin', the way their heels tore up the sod.
"A Cry in the Wilderness" by Mary E. Waller
Go your way, I tell ye, and leave us to gather the harvest that comes of the seed of our own sowin' and plantin'.
"The Chainbearer" by J. Fenimore Cooper

In poetry:

Twenty year so hard we’re workin', twenty year reapin', sowin',
Choppin' tree an' makin' portage, an' de chil'ren help us too--
But it’s never feelin' lonesome w'ile de familee is growin',
An' de cradle seldom empty, an' we got so moche to do.
"Pioneers" by William Henry Drummond