Meaning of nowd in English:

nowd

(also noud, knoud, knowd)

Pronunciation /naʊd/

noun

Scottish, Irish
  • A small fish; especially the grey gurnard, Eutrigla gurnardus.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Mactaggart (1791–1830), engineer and poet. Probably from Scottish Gaelic cnòdan gurnard, further etymology uncertain.