- a maker or seller of archers' bows.
Origin of bowyer
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Examples from the Web for bowyer
Phillida said this with a sudden fire that dismayed Miss Bowyer.
As Miss Bowyer said this she paused in the vestibule with her back to Phillida.
Mrs. Martin approached him and said: "Miss Bowyer, this is my child; stand aside."
Get a good doctor, and put Miss Bowyer out, if you have to fetch a policeman.
Millard was not sorry for the delay; it gave him time to dispose of Miss Bowyer.
- a person who makes or sells archery bows
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Word Origin and History for bowyer
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