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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sown

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sow v. t. [imp. Sowed p. p. Sown or Sowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Sowing.]
 1. To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread abroad; to propagate. “He would sow some difficulty.”
    A sower went forth to sow; and when he sowed, some seeds fell by the wayside.   --Matt. xiii. 3, 4.
    And sow dissension in the hearts of brothers.   --Addison.
 2. To scatter seed upon, in, or over; to supply or stock, as land, with seeds. Also used figuratively: To scatter over; to besprinkle.
    The intellectual faculty is a goodly field, . . . and it is the worst husbandry in the world to sow it with trifles.   --Sir M. Hale.
    [He] sowed with stars the heaven.   --Milton.
    Now morn . . . sowed the earth with orient pearl.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sown p. p. of Sow.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sow
      n : an adult female hog
      v 1: place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She
           sowed sunflower seeds" [syn: sough, seed]
      2: introduce into an environment; "sow suspicion or beliefs"
         [syn: sough]
      3: place seeds in or on (the ground); "sow the ground with
         sunflower seeds" [syn: inseminate, sow in]
      [also: sown]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sown
      adj : sprinkled with seed; "a seeded lawn" [syn: seeded]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sown
      See sow