bow men


1 [boh-muhn]
noun, plural bowmen.
an archer.

1250–1300; Middle English; see bow2, -man Unabridged


2 [bou-muhn]
noun, plural bowmen.
bow3 ( def 4 ).

1820–30; bow3 + -man Unabridged
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bowman1 (ˈbəʊmən)
n , pl -men
an archer

bowman2 (ˈbaʊmən)
n , pl -men
nautical Also called: bow oar an oarsman at the bow of a boat

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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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