[ bou-dich ]
/ ˈbaʊ dɪtʃ /
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Nathaniel, 1773–1838, U.S. mathematician, astronomer, and navigator.
a handbook of navigation, American Practical Navigator, originally prepared by N. Bowditch and published since 1802 in a series of editions.
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How to use Bowditch in a sentence
In many instances, no doubt, Mr. Bowditch was referring to the same individual; in others to their children.
Mr. Bowditch adds “Search-the-Scriptures” to his list of names that crossed the Atlantic.
The tree itself is never found on the lowlands, but is mentioned with approbation at the end of the work of Bowditch.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
Bowditch says it is the best speech delivered in the Senate of the United States in his day.Charles Sumner; his Complete Works, v. 4-20|Charles Sumner
It was true of the three men to whom we have just referred,—Bowditch, Davy, and Buxton.