Sow"ens (? ∨ ?), n. pl. [Scottish; cf. AS. sexa0;w juice, glue, paste.]
A nutritious article of food, much used in Scotland, made from the husk of the oat by a process not unlike that by which common starch is made; -- called flummery in England.
[Written also sowans
, and sowins
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