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bowyer

[ boh-yer ]
/ ˈboʊ yər /
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noun

a maker or seller of archers' bows.

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Origin of bowyer

1150–1200; Middle English bogiere, bouwyer, bouer;see bow2, -yer
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bowyer
/ (ˈbəʊjə) /

noun

a person who makes or sells archery bows
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