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bowser

[ bou-zer ]

noun

, Australian and New Zealand.
  1. a gasoline pump at a filling station.


bowser

/ ˈbaʊzə /

noun

  1. a tanker containing fuel for aircraft, military vehicles, etc
  2. obsolete.
    a petrol pump


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bowser1

1930–35; said to be after S.F. Bowser and Co., a Sydney manufacturer of gasoline and oil storage systems

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bowser1

originally a US proprietary name, from S. F. Bowser , US inventor, who made the first one in 1885

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Example Sentences

Bowser has funded initiatives, including violence disrupters, gun violence prevention initiatives and Family Success Centers to help empower communities and families in this fight for our neighborhoods.

At one time, Racine was a Bowser donor, giving her a total of $1,500 in three separate campaign contributions when she ran for the council.

Bowser, however, has said the city was not considering resuming restrictions on the number of people allowed in establishments such as restaurants and bars or outdoor stadiums.

Bowser pledged in October to hire “covid strategy and logistics coordinators” to help carry out case notifications, contact tracing and student testing in schools.

Bowser, through a spokeswoman, declined to comment for this article.

City Councilor Muriel Bowser, the winner Tuesday out of seven Democratic challengers, received a total of only about 40,000 votes.

Darnell Butler, who recently moved back to Washington from Maryland, said he was voting for Bowser.

The differences between Gray and Bowser and even Catania are miniscule.

“Bowser has the momentum but her support is soft,” says Plotkin.

If Bowser wins, the whole rationale for his candidacy, to stop Gray, “goes out the window.”

To be the brother-in-law of Mr. Bowser would be the ruin of him.

Aunt Gerty got her brewer, and Mrs. Bowser has left the stage.

You're a fine dog, Bowser, and I forgive you for being good for nothing.

Bowser was not a pure-blooded hound; he was fat and he was faultily trained.

Bowser, beyond all question, had been "barking up the wrong tree."

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