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Meaning of BOWMAN

Pronunciation:  'bawmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
 

BOWMAN is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: archer
 
 See Also: expert, longbowman, Tell, William Tell

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bow"man\, n.; pl. {Bowmen}.
    A man who uses a bow; an archer.
    
          The whole city shall flee for the noise of the horsemen
          and bowmen.                              --Jer. iv. 29.
    
    {Bowman's root}. (Bot.) See {Indian physic}, under {Indian}.
    
    
  2. \Bow"man\, n. (Naut.)
    The man who rows the foremost oar in a boat; the bow oar.
    
    
 

 

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