bowyer

bowyer

[boh-yer]
noun
a maker or seller of archers' bows.

Origin:
1150–1200; Middle English bogiere, bouwyer, bouer; see bow2, -yer

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bowyer (ˈbəʊjə)
 
n
a person who makes or sells archery bows

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bowyer
"maker of bows," attested late 12c. as a surname, from bow (n.1) + -yer (cf. lawyer)
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