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sow

(sou)
n.
a. An adult female pig, especially one that has had at least one litter.
b. The adult female of several other animals, such as the bear.

sow

a female pig that has had a litter.

sow mouth
the maxilla is foreshortened and the lower jaw protrudes beyond it.
sow stall
a farrowing stall with limited room for movement but maximum protection for the suckers.
sow thistles
non-productive sow days
the sow is neither lactating nor gestating. Used as a herd measure of management during the period between weaning of the sow and successful mating.
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Her mother remarried when Sowers was young, and her adoptive father was far older than her mother, born in 1902.
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The road leading to the day Rebecca Sowers and her family got their gift of mobility, from their hometown in Ohio, was paved with a community's generosity.
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WASHINGTON -- Tommy Sowers, a Missouri native and Army Special Forces combat Veteran, was sworn in today to oversee the public affairs office and other vital programs for the Department of Veterans Affairs.