bowman


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bow·man 1

 (bō′mən)
n.
An archer.

bow·man 2

 (bou′mən)
n.
A person who rows or paddles at the bow of a boat.

bowman

(ˈbəʊmən)
n, pl -men
(Archery) an archer

bowman

(ˈbaʊmən)
n, pl -men
(Nautical Terms) nautical an oarsman at the bow of a boat. Also called: bow oar

bow•man

(ˈboʊ mən)

n., pl. -men.
an archer.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bowman - a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrowbowman - a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
longbowman - a medieval English archer who used a longbow
Translations

bowman

[ˈbəʊmən] N (bowmen (pl)) (= archer) → arquero m; (with crossbow) → ballestero m

bowman

n pl <-men> → Bogenschütze m

bowman

[ˈbaʊmən] n (-men (pl)) (Naut) → prodiere m
References in classic literature ?
Bowman carried on an expedition against the Shawanese, at Old Chelicothe, with one hundred and sixty men, in July, 1779.
ejaculated from the depths of his chest my bowman in a final tone.
But if they have too much on their hands to let them come, at any rate let Ajax son of Telamon do so, and let Teucer, the famous bowman, come with him.
You had better both come if you can, or it will be all over with him directly; the leaders of the Lycians are upon him, men who have ever fought desperately heretofore; if you have too much on your hands to let both come, at any rate let Ajax, son of Telamon, do so, and let Teucer, the famous bowman, come with him.
At such times it had been the custom to offer a half score of marks or a tun of ale, so this year he proclaimed that a prize of two fat steers should be given to the best bowman.
A VERY SKILLFUL BOWMAN went to the mountains in search of game, but all the beasts of the forest fled at his approach.
camarades, there is no drop of French blood in my body, and I am a true English bowman, Samkin Aylward by name; and I tell you, mes amis, that it warms my very heart-roots to set my feet on the dear old land once more.
Not I, most worthy sir," cried the carrier, shrinking away from the fierce eyes of the bowman.
I trust that I am a better bowman than a minstrel," said he.
cried the bowman, passing his fingers through his curls, "you were not far from the feather-bed then, mon gar.
I've known them since, but what struck me then was their unconcern: they came alongside, and even the bowman standing up and holding to our main-chains with the boat-hook did not deign to lift his head for a glance.
Carol Bowman flies a Michigan flag all year, often dons Wolverines gear and has a license plate on her car that reads ``GOBLUE60,'' a nod to her son's jersey number.