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Definition of Owe

  OWE   verb
To have (and to hold) a debt. The word formerly signified not indebtedness, but possession; it meant 'own,' and in the minds of debtors there is still a good deal of confusion between assets and liabilities.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911


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