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bowman1

[boh-muh n] /ˈboʊ mən/
noun, plural bowmen.
1.
an archer.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see bow2, -man

bowman2

[bou-muh n] /ˈbaʊ mən/
noun, plural bowmen.
1.
bow3 (def 4).
Origin
1820-30; bow3 + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for bow men

bowman1

/ˈbəʊmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
an archer

bowman2

/ˈbaʊmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(nautical) an oarsman at the bow of a boat Also called bow oar
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bow men in Medicine

Bowman Bow·man (bō'mən), Sir William. 1816-1892.

British histologist, ophthalmologist, and surgeon who is noted for his studies of the eye, the kidney, and striated muscle.

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