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bowman

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noun bow·man \ˈbō-mən\

Definition of bowman

  1. :  archer 1



13th Century

First Known Use of bowman

13th century

Rhymes with bowman

foeman, gnomon, nomen, omen, Roman, showman, soman, yeoman


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bowman

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noun bow·man \ˈbau̇-mən\

Definition of bowman

  1. :  a boatman, oarsman, or paddler stationed in the front of a boat



1829

First Known Use of bowman

1829

Rhymes with bowman

cowman


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