AskDefine | Define bowman

Dictionary Definition

bowman n : a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow [syn: archer]

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English

Etymology 1

bow + -man

Pronunciation

  • a RP /ˈbəʊmən/, /"b@Um@n/
  • a US , /ˈboʊmən/, /"boUm@n/

Noun

  1. An archer.

Etymology 2

bow + -man

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ˈbaʊmən/, /"baUm@n/

Noun

  1. The person, in a team or among oarsmen, positioned nearest the bow

Extensive Definition

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bowman in German: Bowman
bowman in French: Bowman
bowman in Italian: Bowman
bowman in Dutch: Bowman
bowman in Polish: Bowman
bowman in Portuguese: Bowman
bowman in Volapük: Bowman
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