bowman

1
[ boh-muh n ]
/ ˈboʊ mən /
|

noun, plural bow·men.

an archer.

Origin of bowman

1
Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at bow2, -man

Definition for bowman (2 of 3)

bowman

2
[ bou-muh n ]
/ ˈbaʊ mən /

noun, plural bow·men.


Origin of bowman

2
First recorded in 1820–30; bow3 + -man

Definition for bowman (3 of 3)

Bowman

[ boh-muh n ]
/ ˈboʊ mən /

noun

William ScottScotty, born 1933, Canadian hockey coach.

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British Dictionary definitions for bowman (1 of 2)

bowman

1
/ (ˈbəʊmən) /

noun plural -men

an archer

British Dictionary definitions for bowman (2 of 2)

bowman

2
/ (ˈbaʊmən) /

noun plural -men

nautical an oarsman at the bow of a boatAlso called: bow oar

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Medicine definitions for bowman

Bowman

[ bōmən ]
Sir William 1816-1892

British histologist, ophthalmologist, and surgeon who is noted for his studies of the eye, the kidney, and striated muscle.

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