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bowyer

[boh-yer] /ˈboʊ yər/
noun
1.
a maker or seller of archers' bows.
Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English bogiere, bouwyer, bouer; see bow2, -yer
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bowyer

/ˈbəʊjə/
noun
1.
a person who makes or sells archery bows
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Word Origin and History for bowyer
n.

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

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