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bower

verb

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to surround or cover closely
  • bowered by a canopy of grapevines, we enjoyed a serene and very private picnic

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bower

noun

Synonyms of bower (Entry 2 of 2)

as in pergola, arbor

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“Bower.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bower. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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