- a maker or seller of archers' bows.
Origin of bowyer
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Examples from the Web for bowyer
Get a good doctor, and put Miss Bowyer out, if you have to fetch a policeman.
Phillida said this with a sudden fire that dismayed Miss Bowyer.
Miss Bowyer had had one tilt with the authorities, and she preferred not to try it again.
As Miss Bowyer said this she paused in the vestibule with her back to Phillida.
Miss Bowyer opened the door suspiciously, standing in the doorway as she spoke.
- a person who makes or sells archery bows
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Word Origin and History for bowyer
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