bowery


bow·ery

noun \ˈba(-ə)r-ē\
plural bow·er·ies

Definition of BOWERY

1
:  a colonial Dutch plantation or farm
2
[Bowery, street in New York City] :  a city district known for cheap bars and derelicts

Origin of BOWERY

Dutch bouwerij, from bouwer farmer, from bouwen to till; akin to Old High German būan to dwell
First Known Use: 1650

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